LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The FDA has issued a recall on six different types of tattoo ink after discovering traces of bacteria.
The agency is warning tattoo artist, retailers of tattoo ink, and those who are looking to receive a tattoo of the chance of bacteria in different inks.READ MORE: FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Emergency Use Authorization For Johnson & Johnson Booster
According to the FDA, different black inks produced by Scalp Aesthetics and a black ink made by Dynamic Color have been recalled.READ MORE: Some Parent Groups Proposing Monday 'Sit-Outs' At Schools To Protest Against Vaccine Mandates
A red ink sold by Solid Ink or Antone’s Ink has also been recalled.
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The agency is advising those looking to get a tattoo to check what ink the tattoo artist or studio is using.