Permablend – Tina Davis – B20209 – Exp 08/20/21 – PMU Recall

Alert number: A12/00105/20

Name: Permablend

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

Full Details : https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.notification&reference=A12/00105/20&lng=en