Alert number: INFO/00118/20
Name: KN95 Respirator/FFP2
Type of alert: Other
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: KN95/FFP2
Risk type: Health risk / other
The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95, corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a transparent plastic bag containing 3 pieces.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Latvia