Alert number: A12/1516/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: NUCLEAR GREEN
Batch number / Barcode: Lot No 03/22/17
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 17 mg/kg) and o-toluidine (measured value: 53mg/kg).
These 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Plastic bottle with black cap containing 30 ml of green pigment.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date: October 15, 2018