ANPC alert: Non-compliant masks for children

The National Authority for Consumer Protection (ANPC) announced on Friday that Romania has issued a new alert through the RAPEX system regarding non-compliant child protection masks.

“Alert sent by Romania through the Rapid Alert System for non-food products (RAPEX) for the product of non-medical protective mask, disposable, with 3 layers for children”, ANPC announced on Friday.

According to the information sent, the 175/95 mm Disposable Children’s Mask product poses a health risk.

“The product promotes potential protection against viral particles, but its filtering capacity has not been certified as such by the relevant European body. Therefore, the product may not meet the health and safety requirements and therefore may not be adequately protected if it is not combined with additional measures “, the ANPC representatives stated:

According to them, the product does not comply with the Regulation on personal protective equipment and the relevant European standard EN 149.

Source: Cotidianul RO by

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