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Video: The EU ban on tattoo ink: breaking down the chemistry


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The European Union’s ban on a number of pigments used in tattoo inks has sparked debate about their composition and safety.

In this video, we dive into the science of these inks, explore the new bans and investigate how new pigments from the world of research can expand the possibilities of tattooing from art to medical devices.

Provided by the American Chemical Society

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