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FDA recalls tattoo inks contaminated with bacteria

Posted at 4:27 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 19:27:47-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (ABC 7) — The FDA has announced a recall of some tattoo ink that's contaminated with bacteria.

The agency says all lots of three black inks made by Scalp Aesthetics are being recalled, along with a black ink made by Dynamic Color.

A red ink sold under the brands Solid Ink or Antone's Ink is also being recalled.

The FDA says tattoo customers should be on watch for rashes or lesions on tattooed areas.

This story is courtesy of our ABC affiliate, ABC 7 in Los Angeles.