The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/01031/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Face Mask Earloop protective

Barcode:  3 701403 800415
Batch number:  Product Date: 2020-4-16, Product batch: Q2004004

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model:  KN95 BFE 95%

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Health risk / other
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 36 %) and the mask does not properly adapt to the face. 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): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box with 20 pieces.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Belgium

Products were found and measures were taken also in: France