Honeywell Recalls Hard Hats

The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, they report. No injuries have been reported. About 82,000 of the recalled hart hats were sold in the United States and another 65,550 were sold in Canada, CPSC reported.

Honeywell has recalled about 158,000 units of its Fibre-Metal E2 hard hats and some North Peak A79 hard hats, with the company, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Health Canada announcing the recall on April 24.

The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, they report. No injuries have been reported. About 82,000 of the recalled hart hats were sold in the United States and another 65,550 were sold in Canada, CPSC reported.

Owners are asked to stop using them and to contact Honeywell toll-free at 888-212-6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET weekdays of to visit www.honeywellsafety.com and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information. That page explains how to determine whether a hard hat is subject to the recall.

The recalled hard hats 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 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.

They were sold at industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide in their stores and through their e-commerce portals and online at Amazon.com and other websites from April 2016 through January 2018 for between $7 and $21.

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