Tattoo ink

Recall published
2017-10-02
Brand
Product title
Tattoo ink
STRONG BLACK
Product description
Bottle of black pigment
Risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: total of PAHs: 1201 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Barcode
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Italy
RAPEX Reference
A12/1333/17
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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