Fusion Ink Mixing Yellow recalled
Alert number: A12/01126/20
Name: Mixing Yellow
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Fusion Ink
Type / number of model: FI-046
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains an excessive amount of cadmium (measured value: 1.2 ppm). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body, can damage the kidneys and bones and it may cause cancer. Additionally, according to the list of ingredients, the product contains the colourant pigment yellow 14 (CI 21095), which releases the aromatic amine 3,3′-dichlorobenzidine. This aromatic amine is skin sensitiser and may also 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 the levels of cadmium do not exceed 0,2 ppm and that aromatic amines with carcinogenic mutagenic, reprotoxic or sensitising properties should neither be present nor released from azo-colourants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 30 ml of yellow tattoo ink.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a transparent plastic bottle with dispensing nozzle and screw cap.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Date : 08/08/2020