Tattoo or permanent make-up ink

Recall published
2017-05-15
Brand
Product title
Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
black sumi
Product description
Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up.
Risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.78 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.9 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Barcode
Batch: BK103IMX40; Ref: 9C16214B19140018; Expiry date 02/28/2019
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0645/17
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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