The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has developed minimum requirements for tattoo inks as well as test methods for manufacturers and distributors who are primarily responsible for the safety of their products.
About half of the population (54 %) feels well informed about what is happening with the novel coronavirus. In contrast, 17 % feel poorly informed. The most frequently used sources of information on the COVID-19 pandemic are currently television, radio and personal contacts.
The 2nd Latin American and Caribbean Risk Assessment Symposium (LARAS) starts in mid-October. Organised jointly by the Chilean Agency for Food Safety and Quality (ACHIPIA) and the BfR and available digitally due to the pandemic.