Alert number: A12/00970/20
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: EB09.049
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