Alert number: A12/00110/20
Use by 11.2020
O-toluidine can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction. PAHs may 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 aromatic amines with carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present in tattoos and permanent make-up products nor released from azo-colourants and that the levels of impurities of PAHs in tattoo inks do not exceed 0,5 ppm.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: 30 ml of brown tattoo ink. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020