EU Bans Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Tattoo Ink, Restriction on Imports Too

EU Bans Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Tattoo Ink, Restriction on Imports Too

An EU ban on tattoo ink and permanent make-up containing chemicals feared to cause cancers or other health risks went into effect on Tuesday, officials said. The prohibition covers hazardous substances such as certain azo dyes, carcinogenic aromatic amines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), metals and methanol. “The restriction covers carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic substances, chemicals […]

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