Alert number: INFO/00149/20
Name: KN95 Protective Face Mask
Type of alert: Other
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model:
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 ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: KN95 Protective Face Mask (non - medical)
Packaging description: The product is sold in printed cardboard packaging containing 50 pieces. The cardboard packaging is red, white and black in colour.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Ireland