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

Alert number: INFO/00112/20

Product:  Particle filter mask


Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Other

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model:  KN95 HAZE PROOF MASK

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product advertises a protective potential against particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description:  White KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white cardboard box containing 50 units.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Italy