Alert number: A12/0571/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Nocturnal Super Black
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 04/07/17
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal ink
Type / number of model: Premium tattoo ink
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.06 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 13.47 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 by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic container height about 12 cm
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date: April 16, 2018
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