XPMU – Black Brown – LU2019010231 – PMU Recall

Alert number: A12/00109/20

Name: Black Brown

Batch number / Barcode:  LU2019010231

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: XPMU

Type / number of model:  Tattoo ink for permanent make-up

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains nickel (measured value: 50 mg/kg) as well as an excessive amount of zinc and arsenic (measured values: 210 mg/kg and 5.6 mg/kg).

Nickel can cause skin irritation, induce sensitisation or elicit allergic responses. Zinc is toxic and may cause neurological disorders. Arsenic is toxic and might cause cancer. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up recommends that the levels of nickel are as low as technically achievable and that the levels of impurities of zinc do not exceed 50 ppm and of arsenic 2 ppm.

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)

Description:  8 ml of brown tattoo ink for permanent make-up.

Country of origin: People’s Republic of China

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=A12/00109/20&lng=en