Tattoo ink

Recall published
2015-05-25
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
True Gold
Product description
Yellow plastic bottle, height 10 cm, containing 30 ml.
Risk
The product contains aromatic amines (measured values for o-anisidine and o-toluidine 14 mg/kg and 86 mg/kg respectively). The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and Permanent Make-up products nor released from azo-colourants. The product does not comply with the national legislation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Batch number / barcode
Lot 04/24/14; PD 05/24/14; Exp. 4/25/16
Model number
True gold
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0668/15
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Sweden

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