Intenze Silver Batch number SS239

Alert number: A12/0009/19

Product:  Tattoo ink


Batch number / Barcode:  Batch number SS239

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products


Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.014 µg/kg; total of PAHs: 2.7 mg/kg).
Some PAHs are carcinogenic, including benzo(a)pyrene.

The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with national legislation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  29.6-ml bottle of dark grey tattoo ink.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Italy


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Date Recalled: January 7, 2019