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Use of face masks designated KN95 - HSE UK

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Health and Safety Executive - Safety alert
Department Name: EPD – PPE Team
Bulletin No: STSU1 – 2020
Issue Date: June 2020
Target Audience: All industry
Key Issues: Quality of KN95 face masks and lack of compliance with European standards


"A substantial number of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standards, provide an inadequate level of protection and are likely to be poor quality products accompanied by fake or fraudulent paperwork. These face masks may also be known as filtering facepiece respirators."

https://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/ ... -page-news

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