ColourKing  Tribal Black, Crimson Red and Lavender

Alert number: A12/0101/14

Product:  Shader and Liner Tattoo Set

Name: Tribal Black, Crimson Red and Lavender

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Brand: Colourking

Type / number of model:  1. Tribal Black Tattoo Ink , 2. Crimson Red Tattoo Ink , 3. Lavender Tattoo Ink

Risk type: Chemical
The products pose a chemical risk due to the presence of a total content of 1.32 mg/kg of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine at a level of 325 mg/kg.

According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of PAH may not exceed 0.5 ppm. and the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colorants.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border, Other

Description:  Plastic bottle with protective cap and adhesive label.

Date Recalled :  January 13, 2014

Full Details : 

https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/0101/14&lng=en

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany