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Increased risk of corona infection: recall of two FFP2 masks in Germany


An FFP2 mask is recalled due to insufficient protection against infection. Another mouthguard is also warned.

An FFP2 mask is recalled due to insufficient protection against infection.

Another mouthguard is also warned.

Munich - The FFP2 mask: Over the past year, the face mask has become an indispensable companion in everyday life.

However, there are repeated recalls of articles that do not provide adequate protection against the virus.

Recall of FFP2 masks in Germany: Air is not filtered sufficiently

Now the

Rapex rapid warning system of the European Union


again of K95 masks.

The model number CY2020-KZ002 FFP2 NR Non-medical - CE marking: CE2834 - is being recalled.

The barcode on the affected item is 6973181510016. According to the website, the mask does not fit the face properly.

The consequence: air cannot be filtered sufficiently, the measured mean values ​​are therefore only up to 66 percent.

The product is also available to buy online.

It is offered in a white cardboard box with 20 items each.

There is also additional packaging as double packaging in a plastic bag with printed instructions for use.

The recalled FFP2 masks have a sewn-in nose clip with foam strips in the nasal area.

Corona: Mask warning in Germany - filter capacity has not been checked by any European body

But that's not all.

On its homepage,

Rapex issues

another warning in favor of a respirator.

More precisely to the model number KN95-A, batch number 20200423. This disposable mask is supposed to protect against foreign particles when breathing - but its filter capacity has not been tested by any competent European assessment body.

In addition: The filter retention of the material is insufficient.

Here the measured values ​​are only up to 30 percent.

The article is a white protective mask with an external metal nose clip, five layers and "KN95" embossed on the side.

The mouthguard is offered in a white and blue plastic packaging with five masks per pack.

The masks can also be bought on the Internet.

In the EU, only FFP2 masks are permitted that have a maximum permeability of six percent.

The protective effect of the above-mentioned masks is completely inadequate.

If the face mask is not combined with additional protective measures, the risk of corona infection is correspondingly high.

Several dm customers are now reporting inconsistent corona rules in the drugstore branches. dm makes a clear statement. By the way: with our brand new consumer newsletter you will always be kept up to date on consumer information and product recalls.

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Source: merkur

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