Single-use tattoo needle

Recall published
2014-10-20
Brand
  • Professional Body Supply
Product title
Single-use tattoo needle with grip
Unknown
Product description
Tattoo needle with grip declared as sterile and for single use in medical packaging backed with plasticised card; the lot number, sterilisation process (EO gas), expiry date and brand are given on the packaging.
Risk
The sterilisation of the product is deficient, consequently when the needle is injected into the skin, there is a risk that micro-organisms, including pathogens, enter the body and produce an infection. The products do not comply with the relevant national legislation.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Import rejected at border
Batch number / barcode
Lot.: 0614
Model number
Lot.: 0614, Ref.: 1007RL, 2017/06
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Microbiological
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
A12/1727/14
Category
Arts / Crafts / Needlework
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Italy

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