FABbrows – Honey Brown – LU201811 EXP: 11-01-2021 – PMU Recall

Alert number: A12/00108/20

Name: Honey Brown

 Batch Number : LU201811

Expiry Date : EXP: 11-01-2021

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: FABbrows

Type / number of model:  Honey Brown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains nickel (measured value: 17 mg/kg) and an excessive amount of zinc and lead (measured values: 260 mg/kg and 2.3 mg/kg, respectively).

Nickel can cause skin irritation, induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. Zinc is toxic and may cause neurological disorders. Lead is harmful to human health, accumulates in the body, can cause developmental neurotoxicity and may also affect breast-fed or unborn children. 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 nickel in tattoo inks are as low as technically achievable and that the levels of impurities of zinc do not exceed 50 ppm and of lead 2 ppm.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  8 ml of brown tattoo ink for permanent make-up of eyebrows. The product was also sold online.

Country of origin: People’s Republic of China

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=A12/00108/20&lng=en