Alla Prima Batch: TG 160415 LOT: 020, Expiry date: 01.02.2020

Alert number: A12/0648/17

Product:  Tattoo or permanent make-up ink

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch: TG 160415 LOT: 020, Expiry date: 01.02.2020

Brand: Alla Prima

Type / number of model:  Colour Black

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including naphthalene (measured values: naphthalene: 1.29 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 1.47 mg/kg).

Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Naphthalene is a carcinogenic substance for which a safe level cannot be established.

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

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

Description:  Tattoo ink, 120 ml

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: The Netherlands

Date Recalled: May 22, 2017

Full Details : 

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/0648/17&lng=en