The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/00970/20

Category
Protective equipment

Product
Particle filter mask

Brand
Elite

Name
Respirator

Type / number of model
EB09.049

Barcode
Unknown

Batch number
Unknown

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

Type of alert
Serious

Elite Particle Filter Mask Respirator
Recall: Elite – Particle Filter Mask / Respirator

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