Eternal Cocoa Bean LOT 16446

Alert number: A12/0569/18

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Cocoa Bean

Batch number / Barcode:  LOT 16446

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Eternal ink

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amines aniline (measured value: 6.1 mg/kg) and 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value: 396 mg/kg)
Aniline may cause genetic defects and cancer and allergic skin reactions. 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine may cause cancer.

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 sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants.

The product does not comply with the national legislation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  Plastic container – height about 8 cm

Country of origin: United States