Alert number: A12/00784/20
Name: KN95 Protective mask
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model:
Risk type: Health risk / other
The total filtration capacity of the mask is insufficient (measured value ≤ 74 %) and the mask does not properly adapt to the face. 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): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Respiratory protective mask of category KN95.
Packaging description: The product is individually wrapped in a plastic bag and sold in a cardboard box containing 40 or 50 units.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Belgium