Alert number: A12/01889/20
Name: Particle-filtering half mask
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: KN95-A
Risk type: Health risk / other
The particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value as low as 67,6%). 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 taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Other)
Description: White protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, embossed with "KN95" on the side.
Packaging description: The product is sold in a polythene bag containing 5 items.
Country of origin: People's Republic of China
Alert submitted by: Germany