Permanent make-up

Recall published
2016-07-25
Brand
Product title
Permanent make-up
Dark coffee; chocolate
Product description
Brown suspension in a printed, labelled glass bottle with a white plastic lid; labelling of the bottle in golden letters framed by an ova. Two bottles from two containers are concerned; each container comprises 12 different colours.
Risk
The products contain nickel ("dark coffee" measured value 51.8 mg/kg and "chocolate" measured value 48.2 mg/kg). Nickel can cause skin irritation and induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the content of nickeI in tattoo inks be as low as technically achievable. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Barcode
Model number
J01-01-13
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0892/16
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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