Alert number: A12/00108/20
Name: Honey Brown
Batch Number : LU201811
Expiry Date : EXP: 11-01-2021
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
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