Alert number: A12/1122/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Bright Orange
Batch number / Barcode: lot G-125, item number E081
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains lead (measured value: 14.7 mg/kg) and barium (measured value: 75 mg/kg).
Exposure to lead is harmful for human health and can cause developmental neurotoxicity. Salts of barium can be absorbed from the tattoo ink and have toxic effects.
The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of lead in tattoo inks do not exceed 2 mg/kg and that the level of barium not exceed 50 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Bright Orange ink, plastic bottle with srcew top, 30 ml, MPG date 03.2017, exp. date 03. 2020,
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Croatia
Date: July 30, 2018
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