Alert number: A12/0609/14
Name: Advanced Black and Grey Tattoo Ink Formula, Dark Tone- Bob Tyrrell Edition
Batch number / Barcode: Batch: BK56DISimx40; REF:10559C23001
Type / number of model: LOT: SS75 EXP: 03(03/17
Risk type: Chemical
The product poses a chemical risk because it contains aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine, lead and copper above the permitted levels (measured values: aromatic amines: up to 260.0 mg/kg; lead: 14.85 mg/kg, copper: 4310 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colourants. According to the ResAP (2008) the levels of lead should not exceed 2 mg/kg.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border
Description: 4 plastic bottles with a screwn-on dropper, plasticised adhesive labels.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Date Recalled : April 14, 2014
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