Honeywell has voluntarily recalled approximately 158,000 hardhats the company manufactured between April 2016 and January 2018. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, approximately 82,000 hardhats were sold in the United States and 65,500 were sold in Canada.
While no injuries have been reported, the Honeywell Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79hardhats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.
Manufactured in Mexico and sold in a variety of colors nationwide in stores and online from April 2016 through January 2018, the hardhats retailed between $7 and $21.
The Fibre-Metal E2 hardhats have a manufacture date of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017 or January 2018, while 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. 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.
Consumers who purchased these hardhats should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Honeywell to receive a product credit or voucher equal to the purchase price of the recalled hardhat.
Consumers can contact Honeywell by phone at 888-212- 6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.honeywellsafety.com and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information.