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Research Sheds a Light Into Health Risks of Tattoo Inks

"Color pigments from tattoos do not remain locally restricted to the skin, they migrate in the body," explains BfR President, Professor Dr. Andreas Hensel. "Through UV light and aging, some pigments degrade into toxic substances. Readers of the latest issue of BfR2GO can gain an insight into the research and assessment work of the BfR in the field of the health risks of tattoo inks"