Beauty by Honia – Dream Brown Recall – Batch number: LU1904012 EXP: 04/12/22

Alert number: A12/00111/20

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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

Full Details : https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/00111/20&lng=en