Alert number: A12/00984/20
Name: Disposable face mask
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: KN95-A
Risk type: Health risk / other
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. Additionally, the particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 89 %) 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): Marking the product with appropriate warnings on the risks
Description: KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, of category FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a plastic bag with zip closure containing 5 pieces.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Belgium