What does the ink ban/new regulation pertain to? is it all color inks or specific shades? The new REACH regulations ban over 4000 substances which can no longer be included in tattoo ink. Most of the tattoo pigments now banned have been used safely for decades. The ban can cite no scientific data, or studies
As many of you may already know, on November 20th, 2019 Coalition For Tattoo Safety had its first open meeting. As the tattoo industry is thousands strong, CTS asked for help from volunteers. Four new committees were formed to include the following: Outreach and Fundraising handling Public Relations, Social Media, Trade Shows, Creating partners with tattoo shows and Sponsors.
October 2019 DC TRIP In October members of the CTS traveled to DC to meet with House members in regard to the House Draft Bill relating to Cosmetic Reform. It was an important trip because a hearing is right around the corner. This made the trip extremely last minute and extremely important. Last time we
November 20th, 2019 at 10 am Coalition For Tattoo Safety had its first open meeting. Supporters of the tattoo industry, members and non-members alike were presented with a lot of information and were given an opportunity to ask as many questions as they needed to. The meeting started with CTS board of directors addressing some
Food and Drug Administration Warning Letters:As many of you already know, on October 1st, 2019 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released warning letters on their website for several ink manufactures. What is important to know is that both letters were issued and dated in 2018. They are not new letters. What the FDA failed