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Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits Due to
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 11, 2014 - July 11, 2014- White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling all lots of tattoo Inks and tattoo needles due to pathogenic bacterial contamination. Use of these products may cause bacterial infection and can lead to sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. The recall includes all tattoo inks, tattoo needles, and tattoo kits distributed by White & Blue Lion including the ones specifically listed below:
|Tattoo Inks |
sold in kits and separately)
|All Colors||Multi colored Chinese Dragon Image with black and white lettering||Lot No. OR20036 |
Best if used by 16/12/16
|5 ml bottle|
|Tattoo Needles (included in kits)||Brand||Codes||Lot No||Expiration|
|Individually packaged in groups of 5||None – labeled as “CE0197 Pre-made tattoo needle” |
“sterilized by E.O. Gas”
|Art No. 1203RL, 1205M, 1205RL, 1205RS, 1209RL, 1207RL, 1207M, 1207RS, 1209M, 1209RS||201308, 201307, 201312, 201402, 201311, 201310||JUN2018|
The inks and needles are sold in tattoo kits and the inks are also sold separately by 8Decades and White & Blue Lion, Inc. through www.amazon.com.
There was a report of one illness as of today’s date.
FDA Laboratory testing has found microbial bacterial contamination in both the inks and needles.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers with any questions should contact us at 1-626-586-3485 from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am to 6pm PST.
Photo: Product Labels
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