Alert number: A12/1719/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: GRAFFITI GREEN
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No 08/01/2016
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value: 407.5 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can cause cancer.
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.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Green tattoo ink in a 30 ml bottle.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date : November 5, 2018