Radiant Colors Tribal Black LOT 006

Alert number: A12/0576/18      

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Tribal Black

Batch number / Barcode:  LOT 006

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Radiant Colors

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: 0.04 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 19.22 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

Description:  Plastic container height about 10 cm

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Sweden

Date: April 16, 2018

Full Details:

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/0576/18&lng=en