Alert number: A12/1581/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Deep Red
Batch number / Barcode: batch 15383
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value 26 mg/kg). Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30-ml bottle of red pigment
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date Recalled: 13/11/2017