Rapex 2020 31 Particle filter mask

Alert number: A12/01101/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: Facemask - disposable non-medical protective mask

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  April 2020

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Care U

Type / number of model:  0H200321S.WLT0133

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product bears a CE marking but is not certified as protective equipment by a relevant body. The visual inspection of the product reveals that its material composition, structure and shape are inappropriate. 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 ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Import rejected at border


Description:  Protective respiratory filtration half-face mask according to EN 149.

Packaging description:  The product is sold in a white and grey cardboard box containing 50 pieces.

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Belgium