These materials can be run through an autoclave sterilizer and are not porous, which means that they do not harbor bacteria and can be worn in a fresh piercing or for extended periods of time.
An autoclave, a regulated high-temperature steamer that kills blood-borne pathogens and bacterial agents, is used to sterilize the needle bar and reservoirs before each tattoo session.
If you suspect that your jewelry may be the problem, do not change the jewelry without visiting your doctor who can sterilize appropriate jewelry in an autoclave sterilizer.
Make sure all of equipment the artist uses is either single use and sterile packaged or taken directly from an autoclave package; this minimizes your risk of infection.
A modern piercing is performed using jewelry and equipment that is either single use and sterile or that has been sterilized in an autoclave sterilization machine.
Finally, piercing guns are rarely sterilized in the appropriate manner for body piercing tools by using an autoclave sterilizer.
Sterilization equipment: Reputable shops will use an autoclave, a special machine for sterilizing non-disposable equipment.
Throw these items away when you finish each client and use an autoclave to sterilize the rest of your tattoo equipment.
Meta-aminophenol is prepared by reducing metanitrophenol, or by heating resorcin with ammonium chloride and ammonia to 200° C. Dimethyl-meta-aminophenol is prepared by heating meta-aminophenol with methyl alcohol and hydrochloric acid in an autoclave; by sulphonation of dimethylaniline, the sulphonic acid formed being finally fused with potash; or by nitrating dimethylaniline, in the presence of sulphuric acid at 0° C. In the latter case a mixture of nitro-compounds is obtained which can be separated by the addition of sodium carbonate.
Monomethyl and dimethyl aniline are colourless liquids prepared by heating aniline, aniline hydrochloride and methyl alcohol in an autoclave at 220°.