Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Pure Bright Red
Batch number / Barcode: Best by 07/30/17
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: BioTouch USA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value 4.3 mg/kg).
4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer, is suspected of causing genetic defects and damaging fertility.
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 sensitizing properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colorants.
The product does not comply with the national legislation
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Small 3 ml container
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date:April 16, 2018