Update on developments in the US Capitol

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

2022-04-15T16:56:05+00:00Congress, News|

Update on the Fall Open Meeting & Meet and Greet

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

2022-04-15T17:53:39+00:00Congress, News|

Hot Off The Press – October 17th 2019

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

2022-04-15T19:23:06+00:00Congress, News|

Developments in the U.S. Congress

In October of 2018, CTS presented the first World Tattoo Industry Trade Show to present and discuss these topics of concern. Since that time, we have witnessed many artists post to social media and spread fear across the tattoo artist community. We want to make clear that creating friction with the FDA or the government

2019-08-01T20:10:54+00:00Congress, News|

House Draft and the Senate Bill intended to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Both the Senate bill and House draft discuss altering and regulating the manufacturing processes of cosmetic products. By definition, the FDA considers the act of tattooing as a cosmetic procedure. The bills are written to address concerns affecting the tattoo industry. Within the tattoo industry, both artists and manufacturers, disagree with this definition of tattooing. Tattooing

2019-08-01T15:24:20+00:00Congress, News|


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