Dynamic Black tattoo ink recall – 22021140 EXP 04/11/2022

Alert number: A12/00113/20

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: BLK

Batch number / Lot Num : 22021140

Expiry Date : EXP 04/11/2022

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: Dynamic

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

Full Details : https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/00113/20&lng=en