Tattoo or permanent make-up ink

Recall published
2017-05-15
Brand
Product title
Tattoo or permanent make-up ink
Unknown
Product description
Tattoo ink, 120 ml
Risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.29 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.47 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: TG 160415 LOT: 020, Expiry date: 01.02.2020
Model number
Colour Black
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0648/17
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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