The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Particle filter mask
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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)
KN95 protective respiratory filtration half-face mask, category FFP3 according to EN 149.
The product is wrapped individually in a transparent plastic bag with a white sticker on it. The product was also sold online.
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