Eternal Dark Red X-142

Alert number: A12/0570/18

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Dark Red

Batch number / Barcode:  X-142

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Eternal ink

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value 2.0 mg/kg).
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 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: Distributor)

Description:  Plastic container height about 8 cm

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Sweden

Date: April 16, 2018

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