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Corona mask recall: new details known - there is a mortal danger!

2020-12-21T05:38:01.166Z

Due to the corona pandemic, masks have to be worn in many places. However, a recall has been started for mouth and nose protection. He was expelled from Müller.



Due to the corona pandemic, masks have to be worn in many places.

However, a recall has been started for mouth and nose protection.

He was expelled from Müller.

  • Current recall:

    A

    mouth-and-nose protection

    is

    affected

    by a nationwide

    recall

    .

  • The

    Corona

    -

    mask

    was due to

    highly toxic

    and

    lethal ingredients

    from the drugstore

    Müller

    withdrawn from sale.

  • More details have now become known.

Update from Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 2:54 p.m.:

There is new information about the

recall of

the

corona mask viral protect

.

"We do not recommend

using

Viral Protect masks from

Charge

T100406

 and offer an 

exchange

 or a 

return

 ," the company writes on the official website.

"The background is a customer complaint about an unpleasant smell."

Before the

corona mask was

recalled

, there was a notice to which the manufacturer then reacted.

The company

commissioned the

Hohenstein Institute

to analyze a sample.

The result of the first analysis (sensor technology) was inconspicuous.

“During the more extensive chemical analysis,

aniline

was found in the 

border of

 a black mask,

” confirms the manufacturer.

"Aniline is a colorless, oily liquid as a raw material for numerous drugs, dyes and plastics."

Recall: batches of the corona mask were checked - also drugstore Müller affected

In the further course, corona masks from several

batches were examined

more closely.

Based on the data, the company was

able to narrow down

the deviation to batch

T100406 - black masks of size M and L.

The number is on the packaging in the lower left area.

The affected corona mask with the name "viral Protect" was offered and sold in stationary and online retail, for example nationwide in Müller drugstores.

#Mask # callback https://t.co/yYVJdYN7sN

- Inge Rosenberger (@IngeRosenberger) December 16, 2020

It is now clear: The

corona mask affected

by the

recall

was not only sold at the

drugstore chain Müller

, but also via its own

online shop

.

Callback to Müller: The manufacturer has informed about defects in the corona mask

The corona masks should no longer be used, the manufacturer appeals.

According to his own statements, he reported the

 defects discovered

to the

Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM)

.

Anyone who has purchased a mask via the online shop can

initiate

a

return

using the contact form.

Anyone who bought their corona mask from Müller should bring it back to one of the company's branches.

That is also

possible

without a

receipt

.

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Corona masks are part of everyday life in the pandemic: But a manufacturer has now launched an urgent recall - a toxin has been discovered in the mask.

There is a health risk.

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© Rupert Oberhäuser via www.imago-images.de

The discovered aniline

increases the risk of cancer

.

It is unclear whether the use of a corona mask

poses

a real

risk to health

.

Müller has now also published an update on his homepage.

The

recall

, which was

initially carried out as a precaution,

was due to the unpleasant smell.

“At this point in time, based on the test analyzes commissioned, there were no indications that could have justified a hazard”.

After further chemical analyzes,

aniline

has now

been detected in individual samples.

Corona mask recalled at Müller: Experts find highly toxic substance

First report from Friday, December 11th, 2020, 5:46 pm:

Kassel - During the

Corona *

pandemic

, you always have it with you: the

mouth and nose protection

.

But now a company is urgently warning against the use of a certain mask, which was

sold

in

Müller drugstores

,

among others

.

A large-scale

recall *

started because of a health risk.

Tests discovered a

highly toxic ingredient

.

Recall for corona mask at Müller: Toxic substance - manufacturer warns consumers

There is a considerable

risk to health

when using it

:

As reported by the consumer protection portal productwarnung.eu, Müller Handels GmbH & Co. KG informs about the

recall

of

mouth and nose protection.

Affected is the 7-month face mask

"viral Protect" from

the manufacturer

Media Chain Products

in sizes M and L in black.

The company announced via a press release that

the

dangerous liquid

aniline was discovered

in the bordering of the

corona mask

in question during a quality check and chemical analysis

.

Recall: Manufacturer calls back 7-month face mask "viral Protect" via Müllerhttps: //t.co/qKTtrjyxAx

- Product Warning (@ Product Warning1) December 9, 2020

As a precautionary measure, Media Chain Products GmbH has taken the product

out of sale and recalled it

to

protect consumers

.

Since it cannot be ruled out that other articles are contaminated with the ingredient, we strongly recommend that buyers

Please note the recall * and

stop

using

the

mask

.

A mouthguard was only recently recalled because it did not provide adequate protection against infection.

Brand:

viral protect

Item name:

7-month protective mask

Batch:

100406 (only on the outer packaging)

Colour:

black

Sizes:

M and L

Sales period:

since 10/30/2020

Nationwide recall: Müller sold corona mask

The affected

corona mask

with the name

"viral Protect"

was offered and sold in stationary and online retail, for example nationwide in

Müller

drugstores

.

However, it

has not been confirmed

whether the

recall of

the batch concerned exclusively masks that were offered by Müller.

Urgent recall for corona mask: the substance is so dangerous

Aniline

 is a clear, colorless to slightly yellowish, oily liquid and is considered an intermediate in organic chemistry.

It is used, among other things, as a raw material for the production of paints and synthetic fibers.

This is a

powerful blood poison

that prevents oxygen from being transported in the blood.

The poison can be absorbed through the respiratory tract, by swallowing or through contact with the skin.

In the case of mild poisoning, symptoms and signs in the form of

blue discoloration of the skin

and fingernails

,

dizzy spells

and

states of agitation

occur.

The consequences of a higher concentration can range from

headaches

and

persistent dizziness

to life-threatening impaired

consciousness

and

shortness of breath

.

Long-term symptoms of poisoning are expressed by a

feeling of weakness

and

loss of appetite

and can also

cause

bladder cancer

.

If the symptoms mentioned are found, owners of the

corona mask are

advised to consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Corona mask on recall: customers can do that now

Customers who bought the affected

corona mouthguard

in a

Müller

store can return it to any branch.

The purchase price will be reimbursed there even without presenting the receipt.

If you have

any

questions, you can

 contact

Müller customer service on

+49 (0) 731/725 57 000

or by email at

info@mueller.de

.

(Alina Schröder)

* hna.de and wa.de are part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network.

List of rubric lists: © Rupert Oberhäuser via www.imago-images.de

Source: merkur

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