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

Alert number: INFO/00114/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Non-Woven 3 Ply Disposable Face Mask (Non Surgical)

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Other

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model: 

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 Personal Protective Equipment Regulation and with the relevant European standard EN 149.

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

Description:  Protective respiratory filtration half-face mask according to EN 149.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a printed cardboard packaging.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Poland