Alert number: A12/00113/20
Batch number / Lot Num : 22021140
Expiry Date : EXP 04/11/2022
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Type / number of model: Black
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains an excessive amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) among which benzo[a]pyrene (measured total values up to: 16.1 ppm and 140 ppb, respectively).
These PAHs may cause cancer and are also mutagenic and toxic for reproduction. 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 impurities of PAHs in tattoo inks do not exceed 0,5 ppm and of benzo[a]pyrene 5 ppb.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: 240 ml of black tattoo ink.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020