Recalled Honeywell Hard Hats Could Fail to Protect Users from Head Injury

The hard hats were sold through industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide, and online through Amazon and other websites

Recalled Honeywell Hard Hats Could Fail to Protect Users from Head Injury
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May 1, 2018

Honeywell has issued a recall for approximately 150,000 hard hats sold in the U.S. and Canada. The affected hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.

Recall Details

This recall involves Honeywell's type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. They were sold in a variety of colors.

The Fibre-Metal E2 hard hats have a manufacture date of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017, or January 2018. The North Peak A79 hard hats were manufactured from April 2016 through January 2018.

Only North Peak A79 hard hats with mold identification number of 4 are included on this recall. North by Honeywell, the mold identification number, and the manufacture date can be found on the underside of the hat's brim. The date code is in a clock format—the numbers around the circle correspond to the 12 months of the year, the arrow points to the month of manufacture and the numbers on either side of the arrow represent the last two digits of the year.

Where and when were they sold?

The recalled hard hats were sold through industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide in their stores and through their e-commerce portals, as well as online through Amazon and other websites from April 2016 through January 2018.

No incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported to date.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hard hats and contact Honeywell to receive a product credit or voucher equal to the purchase price of the recalled hard hat.

For more information, call Honeywell toll-free at (888) 212-6903.