Eternal Ruby Red Batch Number 28.11.2014

Alert number: A12/0008/18

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Ruby Red

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch Number 28.11.2014

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Eternal Ink

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amines o-toluidine (measured value: 17 mg/kg) and 2-methyl-5-nitroaniline (measured value: 9.4 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: January 8, 2018

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