Alert number: A12/00095/20
Name: LIGHT GREEN
Batch number / Barcode:
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Type / number of model: Article: ST1015LG, Ref: 1036C01518D02101007
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amines 3,3′-dichlorobenzidine 3,3′-dichlorobiphenyl-4,4′-ylenediamine and o-toluidine (measured values: 35 mg/kg and 34 mg/kg, respectively).
These aromatic amines may cause cancer and dichlorbenzidine is also a skin sensitiser and could trigger allergic reactions. 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: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: 29,6 ml of green tattoo ink in a transparent plastic bottle fitted with a dispensing nozzle and a screw-top.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020