HARD HAT RECALL: Honeywell Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 models

Safety Alert Type: 
North America
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
Company Name: 
Health Canada, Honeywell
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

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

Hazard identified: The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury. As of April 11, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Approximately 65,550 units of the affected products were sold in Canada. The products were sold in stores at industrial protective equipment distributors in Canada and through their e-commerce portals and online at Amazon from April 2016 to January 2018.

Place of origin: Manufactured in Mexico.

Products with the following description, manufacture date and mold identification number are included in the recall:

Product Description #1 - Fibre-Metal E2 hard hat

Manufacture Date - April 2016; May 2016; December 2017; January 2018

Mold Identification Number - ALL

Product Description #2 - North Peak A79 hard hat

Manufacture Date - April 2016 through January 2018

Mold Identification Number - 4

"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.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

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.

For more information on this submitted alert: 

Consumers may contact Honeywell toll-free at 1-888-212-6903 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

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