Tattoo ink

Recall published
Product title
Tattoo ink
All purpose black
Product description
29,6 ml of black tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle fitted with a dispensing nozzle and a screw-top. The product was also sold online.
PAHs and benzo[a]pyrene may cause cancer and are also mutagenic and toxic for reproduction. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that in tattoo inks the levels of impurities of PAHs does not exceed 0,5 mg/kg and 5 µg/kg of benzo[a]pyrene.
Measures taken
The product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons PAH among which benzo[a]pyrene (measured values: 1,46 mg/kg and 0,14 mg/kg, respectively).
Batch number / barcode
Lot: exp 01/22
Model number
29,6 ml/ 1 oz
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country


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