Safety Gate: Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products - Weekly Report

Report 20 ( Published on: 15/05/2020)

 
Weekly report on consumer products
Products with serious risks 

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Alert number: A12/00742/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Unknown
 
Type / number of model:  YK01 FFP2
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. Additionally, the particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 68.5 %). Consequently, an excessive amount of particles or microorganisms might pass through the mask, increasing the risk of infection if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Destruction of the product

 
Description:  Folded respiratory protective half-face filter mask of category FFP2 (EN 149), with nose clip and elastic bands to secure it behind the ears.
Packaging description:  The product is individually wrapped in a transparent plastic bag and sold in a cardboard box containing 20 units.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Luxembourg
Type of alert: Serious
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 20
Other types of alerts
Other types of alerts 

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Alert number: INFO/00058/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Unknown
 
Name: Safe Mask
 
Type / number of model:  Unknown
 
Barcode:  Unknown
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against viral particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant protective equipment body.
Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect if not combined with additional protective measures.

/ The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Fabric respiratory filtration half-face mask with alleged protection potential against Covid 19.
Packaging description:  The product was sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 20

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Alert number: INFO/00059/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Jtrip
 
Name:  Safe Mask / Fashion Children's Mask
 
Type / number of model:  FZ/73049-2014
 
Barcode:  6970739105670
 
Batch number:  Unknown
CounterfeitNO
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product advertises a protective potential against viral particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant protective equipment body.
Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Stop of sales (By: Importer)

 
Description:  Fabric half-face mask with alleged protection potential against Covid 19.
Packaging description:  The product is packed individually in a white and transparent plastic bag with a zip closure and was sold online.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Denmark
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 20

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Alert number: INFO/00060/20       
Category:  Protective equipment
 
Product:  Particle filter mask
 
Brand: Dromex
 
Name: Protective mask
 
Type / number of model:  Category: FFP2 , Model number: 2020
 
Barcode:  2 200262 078580
 
Batch number:  Expiry date: 03/2022, MAN 2620785
CounterfeitUNKNOWN
 
Risk type:  Health risk / other
 
The product bears a CE marking but has not been tested and accredited as protective equipment according to European standards. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and properly protect if not combined with additional protective measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.
 

Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)

 
Description:  Protective respiratory filtration half-face mask of category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description:  The product is wrapped individually in a transparent plastic bag.
Country of origin:  People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by:  Croatia
Type of alert: Other
 
Year - Week:  2020 - 20
Products were found and measures were taken also in:  Slovenia