Hard hats recalled

A hard hat recall was announced for about 82,500 Honeywell type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats.

According to the announcement, the hard hats may fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.

Consumers should stop using the recalled hard hats and contact Honeywell for a product credit or voucher equal to the purchase price of the hat, according to an announcement by Honeywell Safety Products.

The hats were sold at industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide in stores and online, as well as online at www.Amazon.com and other website from April 2016 through January 2018.

The manufacturer was North Safety de Mexicali, S. de R.L. de C.V., of Mexico. The importer was Honeywell Safety Products USA Inc. of Smithfield, R.I.

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 4 are included on this recall. North by Honeywell, the mold identification number, and the manufacture date are found on the underside of the hat’s brim. The date code is in a clock format.

The recall was conducted voluntarily by the company, under the Consumer Product Safety Fast Track Recall process.

For more recall information, visit https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/honeywell-recalls-hard-hats-due-to-risk-of-head-injury.

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