Regulation of tattoo ink production and the tattoo business in the US

I. M. Haugh, S. L. Laumann, Anne E. Laumann

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Abstract

The production of tattoo ink and pigments in the US is unregulated. There are no guidelines or standards issued by national agencies. However, the practice of tattooing is regulated at the state and local levels but varies widely. Adverse events are addressed when a problem is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-252
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Problems in Dermatology
Volume48
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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