The Board licenses individuals and facilities for the following body art professions:
Permanent Cosmetic Technicians
Facilities for the Three Above Listed Professions
Each practitioner shall follow universal precautions in ALL cases.
WARNING *** ALERT *** WARNING
The Kansas Board of Cosmetology has been made aware of a nontuberulous mycobacteria (NTM) skin infection presenting in several individuals who received tattoos in the United States. The CDC reports that multiple states have been affected by this NTM outbreak, linking the infection to contaminated inks which may result from nonsterile water used to dilute the inks.
Centers for Disease Control - http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6133a3.htm
U.S. Food and Drug Administration- http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm316357.htm
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Chiquita C. Coggs, Executive Director