Tattoo ink

Recall published
2018-07-16
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
CARAMEL
Product description
30ml bottle of yellow/orange pigment
Risk
These aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. 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.
Measures taken
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 16 mg/kg) and toluidine (measured value: 64 mg/kg).
Batch number / barcode
LOT 06/17/16
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0973/18
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Italy

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