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Published On: Mon, Jul 14th, 2014

Tattoo kits recalled due to bacterial contamination, one person infected to date

White & Blue Lion, Inc. in the City of Industry, CA is recalling 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.

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

There was a report of one illness as of today’s date.

FDA Laboratory testing has found microbial bacterial contamination in both the inks and needles.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers with any questions should contact us at 1-626-586-3485 from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am to 6pm PST.

 

 

 

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