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Honeywell recalls hard hats

The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact

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Honeywell Safety Products USA of Smithfield, R.I., is recalling about 148,000 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Honeywell’s type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats sold in a variety of different 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.

The hard hats, manufactured in Mexico, were sold at industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide in their stores and through their e-commerce portals and online at and other websites from April 2016, through January 2018, for between $7 and $21.

What to 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.

Consumers may contact Honeywell toll-free at 888-212-6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information.

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