4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine is a skin sensitiser and, as o-anisidine and PAHs, may cause cancer.
Barium can be easily absorbed and have toxic effects on the body impairing muscle, kidney and heart activity, leading to arrythmia, paralysis or gastrointestinal alterations.
Nickel can cause skin irritation, induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses.
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 and that PAHs do not exceed 0.5 mg/kg, barium 50 mg/kg and nickel as low as technically achievable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020