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