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