Alert number: A12/0974/18
Product: Tattoo ink
Batch number / Barcode: LOT 11/24/15
Risk level: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine 2,4-Toluenediamine (measured value: 24 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine can 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.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30ml bottle of yellow/orange pigment
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date: July 16, 2018