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

Alert number: A12/01032/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Particulate respirator

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: ZX

Type / number of model:  KN95, ZX9001

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Health risk / other
The total filtration capacity of the mask is insufficient (measured mean value ≤ 59 %). 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: Importer): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks

Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask.

Packaging description:  The product is wrapped individually in a white and blue plastic blister.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Belgium