Alert number: A12/00105/20
Batch Number : B20209
Expiry Date : Exp 08/20/21
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Tina Davies
Type / number of model: 1 Grey
Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (measured value: 0.96 mg/kg) and nickel (measured value: 1.5 mg/kg).
4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine is a skin sensitiser and may cause cancer. 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 nickel levels are as low as technically achievable.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: 15 ml of grey tattoo ink. The product was also sold online.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Date Recalled : 24/01/2020