Carhartt issues voluntary recall of flame-resistant sweatshirts

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Dearborn, MI – Protective clothing company Carhartt has issued a voluntary recall of nine styles of flame-resistant sweatshirts manufactured from 2014 to 2016.

“Test results indicate inconsistencies in the performance ratings of these industrial garments, and some of the garments may not currently meet the requirements of NFPA 2112 and NFPA 70E,” the company states in an Aug. 17 press release.

The recalled garments:

  • FR Thermal-Lined Full-Zip Sweatshirt (style number 100647)
  • Flame-Resistant Heavyweight Klondike Sweatshirt (101203)
  • FR Klondike Sweatshirt (101247)
  • Flame-Resistant Striped Klondike Sweatshirt (101700)
  • Flame-Resistant Thermal Lined Sweatshirt (101702)
  • Flame-Resistant Klondike Hood (101951)
  • Flame-Resistant Heavyweight Hooded Sweatshirt (FRK006)
  • Flame-Resistant Heavyweight Zip-Front Hooded Sweatshirt (FRK007)
  • FR Crewneck Pullover Sweatshirt (FRK127)

Carhartt is directing customers to call (888) 894-7601 to return the garments and receive a refund.

“Carhartt takes seriously the safety of our hardworking customers,” President and Chief Operating Officer Linda Hubbard said in the release. “We’re committed to continuous improvement in our products and processes and will continue to work to meet and exceed industry standards.”

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