The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.
Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc. recalled inks in in-home tattoo kits after testing confirmed bacterial contamination in unopened bottles.
If you’ve had your “ink” for awhile you still need to be careful.vThe FDA says it has received reports of bad reactions to tattoo inks right after tattooing as well as years later. Read more @ Want a tattoo? The FDA urges you to do your research | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour.