EU issues 55 Product, Toy & Vehicle Recalls

FlagEUBelgium/Brussels: The European Union issues Report 46-2017 of its Rapid Alert System containing 55 new consumer, automotive and industrial-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers, drivers, health and safety workers, company owners, supervisors and others:

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Among the 55 recalls the European Union has announced in its third report of November 2017, the following notification was made:

Eternal Ink Dark Red Tattoo InkEternal Ink Deep Red Tattoo Ink, sold with an unknown product number and a batch/lot number of 15383. No barcode/UPC was listed for this product by the recalling authority.

The type of hazards presented in this recalled product include the presence of Aromatic Amine O-Anisidine (measured value 26 mg/kg). Aromatic Amines can cause Cancer, cell mutations and adversely affect reproduction.

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.

This tattoo ink product, therefore, does not comply with the requirements of European’s health and safety legislation and has been ordered withdrawn from the marketplace.

==> Do not use this Eternal Ink Deep Red Tattoo Ink product. Instead, return it to the store or online outlet from which you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tattoo Ink products, please search for “tattoo” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
European Union Rapid Alert “Rapex” Report: 46-2017
Recalls Direct RIN: 9475-2017
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