Tattoo ink

Recall published
2015-09-28
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
Nuclear green
Product description
Bottle, 30 ml
Risk
The ink contains barium (measured value 6200 mg/kg). Soluble barium salts can be absorbed from the tattoo and have toxic effects. Barium toxicity can lead to cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal dysfunction, paralysis, muscle twitching, and elevated blood pressure. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that barium in tattoo inks does not exceed 50 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users
Barcode
Model number
Nuclear Green
FAB: 2015
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/1228/15
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
France

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