Eternal Ink Deep Red batch 15383

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

Full Details:

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/1581/17&lng=en