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Nickel and chromium containing particles from tattoo needle wear & its impact on allergic reactions





Nickel and chromium containing particles from tattoo needle wear & its impact on allergic reactions

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 29/08/2019 - 12:04 pm



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Distribution of nickel and chromium containing particles from tattoo needle wear in humans and its possible impact on allergic reactions.



Abstract:
Allergic reactions to tattoos are amongst the most common side effects occurring with this permanent deposition of pigments into the dermal skin layer. The characterization of such pigments and their distribution has been investigated in recent decades. The health impact of tattoo equipment on the extensive number of people with inked skin has been the focus of neither research nor medical diagnostics. Although tattoo needles contain high amounts of sensitizing elements like nickel (Ni) and chromium (Cr), their influen ...

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A special case of medicine in disguise: Tattoo inks containing anaesthetics





A special case of medicine in disguise: Tattoo inks containing anaesthetics

by CosmeticTattoo.org on 19/03/2019 - 01:47 pm



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A special case of medicine in disguise: Tattoo inks containing anaesthetics


Abstract:

The authors describe a case of medicine in disguise: seized tattoo inks containing lidocaine and tetracaine at high concentration.
Identification of anaesthetics was performed by LC MS Q-TOF with ESI+ source, by accurate mass measurement and by comparing the fragmentation patterns of molecular ions, at 30 V and 10 V of collision-offset voltage, with reference standards.



Industry Significance Rating:
High - Industry alert, report has major implications related to health and safety.


Publication:
Talanta. Volume 198, 1 June 2019, Pages 337-343.


Authors:
Livia ...

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