Are Temporary Tattoos Dangerous for your Kids?

TatSummer vacation is on the way.  Time to pack your swim suit, hit the beach, and perhaps indulge in a little harmless fun.  How about getting a temporary tattoo to mark the occasion? What’s the harm?

Just because a tattoo is temporary, however, doesn't mean it’s risk free. Some consumers report reactions that may be severe and long outlast the temporary tattoos themselves. The risk varies, depending on what’s in the ink. In this webinar, you will learn about different kinds of temporary tattoos and important safety information.

These Children's First Aid Kits come with fund decorated theme bandages and stickers instead of harmful temporary Tattoos. These Children's First Aid Kits come with fun decorated theme bandages and stickers instead of harmful temporary Tattoos.

The webinar will be presented by chemist Bhakti Petigara Harp, Ph.D., and epidemiologist Katherine Hollinger, D.V.M., M.P.H. Chemist John Gasper, B.S., M.A., J.D. will moderate the presentation. All three are with FDA’s Office of Cosmetics and Colors (OCAC).

 

DOWNLOAD THE PDF ON TEMPORARY TATTOO SAFETY:FDA Basics - Temporary Tattoo Webinar May 13, 2014 Tattoo-PDF

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