Tattoo inks consist of pigments combined with a carrier, and are used in tattooing.
... tattoo inks may be made from pen ink, soot, dirt, blood, or other ingredients.
Sep 16, 2014 ... That's because the agency does not require the ink makers to reveal the
ingredients in their products. Tattoo inks include the pigment, which ...
Oct 7, 2011 ... It is true that some red inks used for permanent tattoos contain mercury, ... and
others” and that the ingredients have been linked to cancer and birth defects. ...
Tattoo ink is placed via needles into the dermis layer of the skin, ...
Have you ever wondered about the ingredients in tattoo ink? Take a look at the
chemical composition of tattoo ink and the compounds that produce colors.
While carbon is the base for modern tattoo inks
, it's not a great idea to use water as the liquid to suspend the ink
(the "carrier"). Prepare the ink
1 cup carbon black ashes (e.g., from completely burned wood)
Prepare the ink
by mixing the carbon black and vodka... More »
Jan 22, 2014 ... As a result, some tattoo inks have contained harmful and even toxic ingredients,
ranging from metallic salts and lead to plastics, formaldehyde ...
Jul 11, 2013 ... It seems these days you can't go a block without seeing someone who has a
tattoo. A 2012 Harris Interactive Poll reveals that 1 in 5 adults have ...
Oct 14, 2014 ... How organic pigments are made from burnt wood. Colors can be made from
metals. Iron Oxide or rust used to make brown colors. Tattoo ink ...
FDA researchers are exploring the safety of tattoo inks.
Aug 31, 2011 ... One of the chemicals found in black tattoo inks – benzo(a)pyrene – is a potent ....
Now, the FDA is getting curious about the ingredients. In 2003 ...