CPSC: Honeywell Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 Hard Hats
On 2018-04-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Honeywell Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 Hard Hats due to a potential Head Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2016 for about $7 to $21.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Tools Miscellaneous category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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. 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.
These items were sold new+ 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
Honeywell toll-free 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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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