The drugstore chain Rossmann Is recalling Altapharma-brand FFP2 masks – "for reasons of preventive consumer protection," according to the company's press release.
Specifically, it is about masks of the Batch LOT 2020F50. According to Rossmann, they do not meet all the requirements for personal protective equipment. The batch number is located on the back of the packaging, bottom left.
FFP2 recall from Rossmann: purchase price will be refunded
FFP2 masks are recommended to protect against infection with the corona virus and are even mandatory in some places. Were they at the beginning of the Corona pandemic difficult to obtain, they can now be found from various manufacturers in supermarkets and drugstores.
Those of the Recall affected masks are not intended to provide protection to the FFP2 standard, in particular, when working in oily environments, such as when servicing equipment with oil-based coolants, and therefore should not be used.
The masks can be returned to Rossmann stores. The Purchase price is reimbursed.