Tattoo ink

Recall published
2017-05-15
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
Triple Black
Product description
30 ml bottle of tattoo ink.
Risk
The product contains the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) naphthalene (measured value: 13.87 mg/kg). 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 10.07.15 ; production date 2015.07.10 ; expiry date 2018.07.10
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0651/17
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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