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Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Needles, Kits; Microbial Contamination


White & Blue Lion, Inc., recalled 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.

 

The inks and needles are sold in tattoo kits and the inks are also sold separately by 8Decades and White & Blue Lion, Inc. through Amazon.com.

 

FDA Laboratory testing has found microbial bacterial contamination in both the inks and needles. At least one illness has been reported thus far.

 

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