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Hard hat recall affects more than 80,000 units

Honeywell offers refund for defective products

Posted April 26, 2018

The Consumer Products and Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of Honeywell Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. These hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.

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.

Honeywell is offering a refund to customers who purchased the affected hard hats. Approximately 82,500 hard hat units have been sold. More than 65,000 units were sold in Canada.

To contact Honeywell regarding the recall, call 888-212-6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Voluntary Product Recall.

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