Rapex 2020 28 Particle filter mask Elite Respirator EB09.049

Alert number: A12/00970/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Respirator

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Elite

Type / number of model:  EB09.049

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. Additionally, the particle/filter retention of the material is insufficient (measured value ≤ 98.5 %). 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 the relevant European standard EN 149.


Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)


Description:  KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, category FFP3 according to EN 149.

Packaging description:  The product is wrapped individually in a transparent plastic bag with a white sticker on it. The product was also sold online.

Country of origin: Spain

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom