Body Art Committee

About the committee

The AFDO Body Art Committee will identify current issues in body art material manufacturing, labeling and use. Through a process of collaboration, discussion and sharing the Body Art Committee will create documents that are useful to regulated industries, regulatory agencies and academic institutions, worldwide

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Committee Charges

Charge 1

Develop agenda for the Body Art Committee track at the AFDO Annual Educational Conference.

Charge 2

Review and update information to the AFDO website related to body art safety, regulations, and other issues of importance to the body art community.

Charge 3

Complete Color Additive Petition to be used in Intradermal Tattooing.

Charge 4

Support the BAEA in creation and compilation of existing training materials for the body art industry and creation of other documents as needed encompassing federal, state, and local regulations.

Charge 5

Get final comments from committee on the Tattoo Ink and PMU Sterilization Standard of Best Practices, then send to AFDO Board for approval.

Charge 6

Get final comments from committee on the Develop basic guidance for consumers considering a Body Art procedure, then send to AFDO Board for approval.

Charge 7

Create a Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) document for Ink Manufactures.