SOURCE: TM International (TMI)

Tattoo Manufacturing International (TMI)

August 18, 2014 19:43 ET

Water-Transfer Temporary Tattoos Are Safe and Certified

TM International Temporary Tattoos Are Safe for Use by the Entire Family and Comply With All US and International Regulations and Requirements

TUCSON, AZ--(Marketwired - August 18, 2014) - We at TM International take pride in the products we produce. All products manufactured by TM International are consistently tested throughout the year to ensure that they meet or, exceed US and International regulations and requirements.

TM International's water-transfer temporary tattoos are made only with FDA-certified colorants and time-proven manufacturing techniques.

Our tattoos are tested to the following standards:

USA  Europe  Canada
16 CFR 1303 - Lead in Surface Coating  TRA - Toxicological Risk Assessment
 C.R.C.c. 869 - Mercury in Cosmetics
16 CFR 1500.3(b)(5) - TRA CPSA - Cosmetic Product Safety Assessment C.R.C.c. 869 - Cosmetic Labeling Review
16 CFR 1501 - Small Parts 94/62/EC - Heavy Metals CPSA Tracking Label Review
16 CFR 1500.49 - Sharp Edges EN 71-1:2011 - CPSA Lead Content
16 CFR 1500.48 - Sharp Points EN 71-2:2011 TRA - Toxicological Risk Assessment
16 CFR 1500.3 (c)(6) - Flammability of Solids EN 71-3:2013 SOR/2010-298 - Phthalates
21 CFR (73, 74, 81, 82 700 to 740) - Cosmetic Label Review EN 71-9:2005+A1:2007 - Primary Aromatic Amines & Colorants SOR/2011-17 - Specific Substances in Surface Coatings
21 CFR 700.13 - Mercury in Cosmetics EN 71-9+A1:2007 - Organic Chemical Compounds Health Canada Guidelines
Consumer Packaging and Label Regulation - Cosmetic Ingredients EN 14372:2004 - Phthalates  
ASTM F963-11 - Heavy Metals GERMAN HEALTH JOURNAL - Nickel, Antimony, Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead & Mercury levels  
CA PROP 65 USP 61 - Microbial Limits  
CPSA Tracking Label Review REACH  
CPSR HR4040 6P - Phthalates    
CPSR HR4040 - Lead Levels    
UPLR - Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation    
NERC/CONEG - Toxins In Packaging    
USP 61 - Microbial Limits    

"Our colorants are approved by the FDA for cosmetic use, which means the FDA has determined they are safe for direct dermal contact," says Chris Huff, TM International V.P. of Operations and Compliance.

In addition, we pride ourselves on making sure we meet all state and government standards of safety for temporary tattoos. "Tattoo Manufacturing exceeds all state and government safety standards," said Huff. "This is vital to our customers and a requirement to export to many countries to whom we ship products each year."

About TM International

TM International, a division of TMI Acquisition LLC, is proud to be celebrating 25 years as the largest manufacturer of temporary tattoos in the world. The company designs and manufactures its products in Tucson, AZ and our products are made in the USA. TM International produces 7 million tattoos per day and sells to 80 countries. Products are non-toxic, hypoallergenic, use FDA certified colorants and comply with CSPC/CPSIA and ASTM requirements. All products meet or exceed US, Canadian and EU safety standards. The company's products have a worldwide reputation for quality. Visit or call 1-877-776-5136 for more information.

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