Publicado: Sáb, May 18, 2019
Financiera | Por Marilu Caballero

Tattoo ink recall: FDA says tattoo products could be contaminated with bacteria

Tattoo ink recall: FDA says tattoo products could be contaminated with bacteria

Food and Drug Administration officials recalled several types of tattoo ink this week over worries that they could be contaminated with risky bacteria.

The FDA says it plans to work with manufacturers and retailers to remove the contaminated inks from the market.

Tattoo-ink infections caused by ink typically include rashes or lesions.

According to a news release, the FDA say that microorganisms were found in Scalpaink, Solid Ink and Dynamic Color inks.

The FDA became aware of the contamination during routine testing.

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If you decide to get that tattoo anyway, be sure to ask the artist or studio about the inks they use and avoid the products listed above due to risk of infection.

Following the alert, the FDA explained the potential implications of tattooing with contaminated ink, including high-risk of infection.

Solid Ink-Diablo: Red tattoo ink made by Color Art. (dba Solid Ink, dba Antone's ink, lot 10.19.18).

Anyone who think they have an infection should see a medical professional. The infections can result in permanent scarring.

Food and Drug Administration officials recalled several types of tattoo ink on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

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