BioTouch USA Pure Bright Red Best by 07/30/17

Alert number: A12/0563/18   

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