Hard hats recalled due to risk of head injury

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Honeywell is recalling three types of hard hats made over the last two years because they may fail to protect users from impact.

This recall involves Honeywell’s type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. They were 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.

Approximately 82,500 hard hats are affected in the U.S. 

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.

Customers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled hard hats and to contact Honeywell for a product credit or voucher equal to the purchase price.

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

For more information, call Honeywell toll-free at 888-212-6903 from 8am to 5pm ET Monday through Friday or online at www.honeywellsafety.com and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information.

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