Alert number: INFO/00135/20
Name: Disposable Masks
Type of alert: Other
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: GB/T 32610-2016
Risk type: Health risk / other
The mask is presented as providing a high protective function (“high filtration capacity”, “help filter up to 90% of bacteria”, “ideal for home healthcare use”). However these claims are not backed by evidence. In the absence of proof of the efficiency of these masks, this could create a false sense of safety to the wearer of the mask” and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. /
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Respiratory filtration half-face mask.
Packaging description: White and blue cardboard box containing 50 disposable masks.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg