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tatookit-081214The FDA has recalled tattoo kits marketed by White and Blue Lion, Inc. and ask customers to return these kits immediately to the manufacturer.  The tattoo inks may cause harmful infections.

The FDA suggests that if you are considering purchasing tattoo inks or getting a tattoo from a professional tattoo artist, make sure to ask if the inks come from the above company.  Anyone is at potential risk of infection when getting a tattoo, especially those with pre-existing heart and circulatory disease, diabetes or has compromised immune systems.

To read more on this topic, click on the following link:

RTTNews. (2014). “FDA Recalls Home Tattoo Kits”.  Retrieved August 13, 2014, from: http://www.rttnews.com/Story.aspx?Id=2368881