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

Alert number: INFO/00113/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Folding protective KN95 mask

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Other

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Doctor Cross

Type / number of model:  KN95

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by the relevant European 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 Protective Personal Equipment regulation and the relevant European standard EN 149.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border

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

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a cardboard box containing 10 units.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Croatia