World Famous Vegas Green BATCH. B16289

Alert number: A12/1517/18   

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Vegas Green

Batch number / Barcode:  LOT. WFVG171702 BATCH. B16289

Risk level: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink

Type / number of model:  REF. WFVG1

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine o-toluidine (measured value: 28 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:  Plastic bottle with black cap containing dark green pigment.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Italy

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia

Date: October 15, 2018

Full Details :   https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/1517/18&lng=en