Tattoo or permanent make-up ink

Recall published
2017-05-15
Brand
Product title
Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Tattoo Specific Color - Black
Product description
Tattoo or permanent make-up ink with natural plant extracts, 30 ml
Risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene and benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.18 mg/kg; benzo(a)pyrene: 0.97 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.07 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH and 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
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
Ref #KS91808
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/0647/17
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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