Tattoo Ink

Recall published
2013-07-01
Brand
Product title
Tattoo Ink
Tangerine - Lime Green - Old Orchid
Product description
Plastic bottle (30 ml) in red, black and green colours with yellow label and black top.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing aromatic amine o-toluidine and 5-nitro-o-toluidine classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising. According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' o-toluidine and 5-nitro-o-toluidine should not be present in tattoo ink.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Batch number / barcode
Unknown
Model number
Tangerine: Lot 07/19/12
Lime Green: Lot 01/03/13
Old Orchid: lot 12/07/12
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0826/13
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
The Netherlands

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