Følgende tatoveringsfarger har blitt tilbakekalt av Rapex (European Commission Health and Consumers)

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  Dragon Ink

TP-1: 77891; TP-2: 77891; TP-3: 77891

 

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine, arsenic, lead and nickel above the permitted levels (measured values: aromatic amines 308 mg/kg; arsenic: 3.1 mg/kg; lead: 2.4 mg/kg; nickel: 19.7 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colourants. According to the ResAP (2008) the levels of lead and arsenic should not exceed 2 mg/kg, whereas the nickel levels in tattoo inks must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. 

  Silverback Black 11   

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), including benzo(a)pyrene and naphthalene, above the permitted levels. (measured values: naphthalene: 0.37 mg/kg; benzo(a)pyrene: 0.06 mg/kg; total of carcinogenic PAHs: 0.43 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) may not exceed 0.05 mg/kg. The product does not comply with the national legislation.

  Colourking  Tribal Black, Crimson Red og Lavender  

The products pose a chemical risk due to the presence of a total content of 1.32 mg/kg of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine at a level of 325 mg/kg. According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of PAH may not exceed 0.5 ppm. and the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colorants.  

  Intenze Dark Purple  

The product poses a chemical risk due to the excessive presence of nickel (measured value up to 6.8 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) 1, nickel levels in tattoo inks and permanent make-up must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential.The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation. 

  Kuro Sumi  Dragons Breath Red  

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine and lead above the permitted levels (measured values: aromatic amines: up to 1133 mg/kg; lead: 14.8 mg/kg, copper: 4310 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colourants. According to the ResAP (2008) the levels of lead should not exceed 2 mg/kg. 

  Intenze  Cherry Bomb  

The products pose a chemical risk due to the presence of the aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine at a level of 1 133 mg/kg. According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the level of the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colorants. 

  Intenze  Dark Tone Bob Tyrell Edition  

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains aromatic amine 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine, lead and copper above the permitted levels (measured values: aromatic amines: up to 260.0 mg/kg; lead: 14.85 mg/kg, copper: 4310 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the aromatic amines as 4-methyl-m-phenylendiamine with carcinogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colourants. According to the ResAP (2008) the levels of lead should not exceed 2 mg/kg. 

  Starbrite Scarlet Red   

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains aromatic amine o- anisidine (CAS n° 90-04-0) which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising (measured value: 8.3 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' o-ansidine should not be present in tattoo ink. 

  Eternal  Nude Blush

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains aromatic amines o-anisidine and o-toluidine above the permitted levels (measured value 4 mg/kg and 14.2 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up' the aromatic amines o-ansidine and o-toluidine with cancerogenic effects, should neither be present in tattoos and PMU products nor released from azo-colourants. 

 
  WEFA  Brown 2004  

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains arsenic, lead and nickel above the permitted levels (measured values: arsenic: 8.8 mg/kg; lead: 6.7 mg/kg; nickel: 67.8 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, the levels of lead and arsenic should not exceed 2 mg/kg, whereas the nickel levels in tattoo inks must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. 

  Intenze  Decomposed Skin  

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains barium (152 mg/kg), chromium (83 mg/kg), arsenic (123 mg/kg) and nickel (measured value: 15.4 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008) 1, the level of barium in tattoo inks cannot exceed 50 mg/kg, the level of chromium cannot exceed 0.2 mg/kg, the level of arsenic 2 mg/kg. The nickel levels in tattoo inks and permanent make-up must be as low as technically achievable as nickel has a high allergenic potential. Also, the product does not comply with the relevant national legislation. 

  Intenze Bulls Blood, Moss, Black Cherry   

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain a high quantity of nickel (Product 1: measured value: 9690 mg/kg) and prohibited colourants (Product 1: Cl 77260, CI 21110 and Cl 12477; Product 2.: Cl 11740; Product 3: Cl 77260, CI 21110 and Cl 12477 ) According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1, nickel levels in tattoo inks must be as low as technically achievable, as nickel has a high allergenic potential. The application under the skin of tattoo inks containing nickel results in permanent contact with a sensitising allergen. The product does not comply with the relevant national legislation.