Tattoo Ink Contains Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Tattoo Ink Contains Cancer-Causing Chemicals.

Tattoo ink seems to be one of those chemicals that are not well regulated, despite its use among 24% of Americans and 12% of Europeans. This article draws our attention to certain hazardous heavy metal chemical constituents present that had been banned in consumer products, according the Safety of Tattoo and Permanent Make-up 2016 Report by the European Commissions’ Directorate General Justice and Consumers.

Read Article Here:

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/sep/28/tattoo-ink-cancer-regulation

Read the Abstract of the Report Here:

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/publication/eur-scientific-and-technical-research-reports/safety-tattoos-and-permanent-make-final-report