Permanent make-up ink

Recall published
2019-12-02
Brand
Product title
Permanent make-up ink
Pigment Color for Micropigmentation
Product description
Red plastic bottle with grey drip cap containing pigment for permanent make-up. The bottle has a white/grey label with the name of the product. The product was also sold online.
Risk
O-anisidine may cause cancer and and an excessive exposure to zinc might cause neurological disorders. 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 and that zinc does not exceed 50 mg/kg.
Measures taken
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine and zinc (measured values: 25 mg/kg and 1542 mg/kg, respectively).
Batch number / barcode
MGF: 2016.03.12 EXP 2019.03.12
Model number
Dark Pink M307
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
Unknown
RAPEX Reference
A12/1923/19
Category
Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Finland

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