All upcoming events, major updates to the website and other news of general interest to ESTP members will be listed here with corresponding links to the content. Scientific news and commentaries to current publications in the tattoo and PMU sector are regularly compiled and sent as newsletter to members. You will find all current and past newsletter in the archive.

Letter to the member of the European Parliament and to the members of the Petition Committee

Feb 8, 2023

On January 26th, the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament met to which, among others,…

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Summaries of talks of the the BfR 2nd International Conference on Tattoo Safety including ESTP Board members & other speakers

Dec 5, 2022

The 2nd International Conference on Tattoo Safety was organised in frame of the larger BfR event…

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REACH: ESTP Comments to the UK Calls for Evidence on the tattoo REACH restriction

Nov 2, 2022

Last year The UK government opened a call for evidence for evaluate if it should…

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WCTP 2021 Press Release

Sep 2, 2022

5th World Congress on Tattoo and Pigment Research (WCTP 2021) The 5th World Congress on…

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Report from the 5th World Congress on Tattoo and Pigment Research in Amsterdam

Sep 1, 2022

Read the report from the 5th world congress including key aspects raised in the panel…

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REACH: ESTP letter to the European Ombudsman

Nov 6, 2020

Letter regarding Legal uncertainties of the current REACH Restriction on tattoo ink and permanent make-up…

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Online participation project „Vision of a holistic tattoo legislation in the EU”

Apr 27, 2020

The ESTP starts an exciting experiment: How would a tattoo legislation look like, if we…

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ESTP Open letter to the European Commission

Oct 24, 2019

The European Commission is about to finalize the restriction proposal on tattoo inks and permanent…

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Next WCTP will take place on 24-26 August 2021 in Amsterdam

Jun 20, 2019

The next World Congress of Tattoo and Pigment Research (WCTP) will take place in August…

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Inaugural ESTP Tattoo Newsletter

Jun 14, 2019

Today, our first newsletter has been sent out to ESTP members. It compiles the recent…

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