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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is consulting the public on the SEAC draft opinion on the proposed restriction of hazardous substances in tattoo inks and permanent make-up.

The opinion proposes that tattoo inks shall not be placed in market if they contain substances that are classified as:

  • carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction category 1A, 1B, or 2
  • skin sensitizing, category 1, 1A or 1B
  • skin irritant or corrosive, category 1A, 1B,1C, or 2
  • eye damaging and irritant, category 1 or 2

The consultation for the proposed ended on February 11, 2019.

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