Arcane Pigments / Alla Prima Lining Black Batch: TG 120815; LOT: 025, exp. date: 01.07.2020

Alert number: A12/0665/17

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: TG 120815; LOT: 025, exp. date: 01.07.2020

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Arcane Pigments / Alla Prima

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.41 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.56 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic; naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the total amount of PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Ink for tattoos or permanent make-up in a 240 ml bottle.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands


Date Recalled: May 22, 2017