Rapex 2020 37 Particle filter mask KN95 Respirator/FFP2

Alert number: INFO/00125/20

Product:  Particle filter mask

Name: KN95 Respirator/FFP2

Barcode:  Unknown
Batch number:  Unknown

Type of alert: Other

Category: Protective equipment


Type / number of model:  KN95/FFP2

Counterfeit: UNKNOWN

Risk type: Health risk / other
The product advertises a protective potential against (viral) particles but its filtering capacity has not been certified by a relevant (European) body. Consequently, the product might not fulfil the health and safety requirements and thus not properly protect if not combined with additional measures. / The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation.


Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)


Description:  White respiratory protective half-face mask of category KN95,corresponding to FFP2 according to EN 149. The product is also sold online.

Packaging description: 

Country of origin: People's Republic of China

Alert submitted by: Latvia