Alert number: A12/00111/20
Batch number: LU1904012
Expiry Date : EXP: 04/12/22
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Beauty by Honia
Type / number of model: Dream Brown
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains nickel as well as excessive amounts of zinc, cobalt and arsenic (measured values: 110 mg/kg, 1400 mg/kg, 63 mg/kg and 6,5 mg/kg, respectively).
Nickel can cause skin irritation, induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. Zinc is toxic and may cause neurological disorders. Cobalt is a skin and respiratory sensitiser and may cause cancer. Arsenic is toxic and might 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 the levels of nickel in tattoo inks are as low as technically achievable and that impurities of zinc do not exceed 50 ppm, of cobalt 25 ppm and of arsenic 2 ppm.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: 8 ml of tattoo ink for permanent make-up.
Country of origin: People’s Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020