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

Alert number: INFO/00058/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Safe Mask

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Other

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model: 

Counterfeit: NO

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 when combined with additional 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