We believe that REACH was not the ideal framework for regulating tattoo ink, as we have explained elsewhere. That of course poses the question of how the regulation should have been put together in our view.
We do not see ourselves as capable of spelling EU legislation out in detail, but what we can do is to present an idea in the abstract of the kind of framework we would have proposed for regulating tattoo ink.
Our proposal includes three different and crucial elements:
The consequences for the tattoo industry are catastrophic; tattoo artists are being regulated out of existence.
Chief physician, Jørgen Serup, professor, Dr.Med.Sc. at the Department of Dermatology and Head of the Tattoo-clinic, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
In general, it is always good for tattoo artists and their customers to know about the contents of tattoo ink. With regard to REACH, however, it is crucial.
We believe that REACH was not the ideal framework for regulating tattoo ink, as we have explained elsewhere.
The EU process of creating the new legislation was muddled and the results are likewise
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