Alert number: A12/0261/19
Name: Lightning Yellow
Brand: ETERNAL INK
Type / number of model: CI 77891, expiry date 12/23/19
: Products with serious risks
The product contains the aromatic amines o-anisidine (measured value: 58 mg/kg) and toluidine (measured value: 78 mg/kg).
Aromatic amines can cause cancer, cell mutations and affect reproduction.
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.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 30-ml bottle of yellow tattoo pigment.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch No 12/23/16
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date submitted : 08/02/2019
Full Details : Link will be updated when weekly report is released on the EU recall website