Alert number: A12/01886/20
Name: KN95 Filtering half mask
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: KN95 / FFP2
Risk type: Health risk / other
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value 44,1%). 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 and with the relevant European standard EN 149.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product, Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer, Retailer)
Description: Single use particle half-face filter mask for protection against particles and aerosols, labelled KN95 and FFP2. The product is embossed with "KN95" on the side.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a white and blue folding box, with black/blue labelling. A box contains 10 masks, each of which is wrapped in a foil sachet.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Germany