Radiant Colors Victor Portugal Lining Black Lot 003, EXP 09-18

Posting date:February 9, 2018
Type of communication:Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:Health Canada
Issue:Microbial Hazard

Radiant Colors Victor Portugal Lining Black tattoo ink, Lot 003, EXP 09-

Product description

This recall involves Radiant Colors Victor Portugal Lining Black, Lot 003, EXP. 09-18 tattoo ink. The lot number can be found on the left edge of the label, starting with the letter “L”, for example “L003”.

Hazard identified

Analysis of a sample of LOT 003 performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined this lot of ink is contaminated with the bacteria Bacillus altitudinis. Use of the contaminated tattoo ink poses a risk of skin or systemic infection.

As of January 31, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 34 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected product was sold from October 2014 to November 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States.


Radiant Colors, Inc.
Los Angeles

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