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Tattoo inks or permanent make-up

Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards substances in tattoo inks or permanent make-up (10 page(s), in English; 12 page(s), in English)

This draft Regulation relates to a new entry of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.

It would restrict the placing on the market and the use of substances in mixtures for use for tattooing purposes.

These substances are:

  1. substances with harmonised classification under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP) as carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or toxicity to reproduction, skin sensitisation, skin corrosion or irritation and serious eye damage or irritation;

  2. substances prohibited by the Cosmetic Products Regulation, Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 Annex II and Annex IV under specific conditions as listed in its columns g, h and i and

  3. impurities exceeding the concentration limits as listed in the Appendix to the draft Commission Regulation.

Application of the restriction is deferred for 1 year to allow sufficient time to adapt and achieve compliance with the Regulation.