Alert number: A12/00899/20
Name: Antimikrobielle Mund-Nasenschutz
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: FFP2 NANOSILBER
Risk type: Chemical, Health risk / other
The product advertises a biocidal and protective potential against viral particles and other microorganisms but neither its filtering capacity has been certified nor its use as biocidal product has been authorised, by the relevant European bodies and legislations. Consequently, the product is not proven to be safe for human use, might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect when combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products and Personal Protective Equipment Regulations.
Measures taken by economic operators: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Temporary ban on the supply, offer to supply and display of the product
Description: Community face covering consisting of 3 layers of fabric, one of which containing microfiber treated with silver, providing the mask with anti-bacterial /viral properties. The product claims to be a FFP2 mask according to EN 149.
Packaging description: The product is individually wrapped in a plastic bag, packaged in sets of two units in a transparent plastic bag with a blue cardboard tag and was also sold online (among others via eBAY and Rakunten).
Country of origin: Vietnam
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg