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Alla Prima Batch: TG 040116, Lot 034

Alert number: A12/0644/16

Name: KORU – TRIBAL BLACK

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: TG 040116, Lot 034

Brand: ALLA PRIMA

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured value benzo(a)pyrene: 0.2 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 29.5 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH.

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 do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg.

The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Black tattoo ink supplied in a black plastic bottle with screw top and nozzle for application.

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany

Recall Date : May 18 2016

Full Details : 

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/0644/16&lng=en