Information in English for tattoo artists and cosmetic tattoo artists

From January 5 2022, thousands of hazardous chemicals substances in inks for tattoo and permanent make-up have been restricted in the EU.  

This video informs you about the restriction on chemicals in inks for tattoos and permanent make-up but also the rules about labelling in REACH. The video explains the purpose of the restriction and what you are recommended to do as a tattoo artist and cosmetic tattoo artist if you buy inks from countries outside the EU.


Toxicologist, Sehbar Khalaf, is an expert on chemicals in tattoos and permanent make-up at the Danish Environmental Protection Agency. In this Video she talks about the restriction in REACH, the harmful health effects caused by some of the chemicals in inks and gives tips for anyone thinking of getting tattoos or permanent make-up.

Information in English