Alert number: A12/01055/20
Name: KN95 Respirator mask
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model:
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 ≤ 86 %) and the mask does not properly adapt to the face leading to an insufficient total filtration capacity (measured mean value ≤ 72 %). 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 wrapped individually in a plastic bag and sold in a white cardboard box containing 50 pieces.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Belgium