The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0741/19

Product:  Tattoo ink

Name: Bronze

Batch number / Barcode:  Batch WFBRZ161310.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Chemical products

Brand: World Famous Tattoo Ink

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Chemical
The product contains the aromatic amine o-anisidine (measured value: 57 mg/kg).
This aromatic amine may 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 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.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Transparent plastic bottle with a black dispenser cap, containing brown/bronze tattoo ink.

Country of origin: United States

Alert submitted by: Italy