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56100 Tactec™ Plate Carriers

Description: The recall involves the 5.11 Tactec Plate Carrier, style number 56100. "5.11" is molded onto a rubber label on the front of the carriers at the bottom left. The style number is printed on a tag in the inside seam of the front pocket. The plate carriers are used by consumers, law enforcement professionals and first responders in combination with ballistic plates. The plate carriers can also be used for outdoor fitness and weight training and can hold weighted non-ballistic plates. Only carriers with the following PO numbers are included in the recall: US.PO-00022756 US.PO-00024380 US.PO-00023827 US.PO-00024621 US.PO-00024126 US.PO-00024125 The PO and style numbers are printed on a tag in the inside seam of the front pocket of the carriers. [Learn More]

About 45,170 units were affected by this recall.

56100 Tactec™ Plate Carriers
5.11 Recalls Tactec Plate Carriers Due to Injury Hazard

Recalled Tactec Plate Carrier with the cable installed. Recalled Tactec Plate Carrier with the cable deployed

56100 Tactec™ Plate Carriers Recall Information

Country of OriginVietnam
Recall Date10/27/2021
Recall ID9160
Recall Number22008
HazardThe cable in the quick release system of the plate carrier can separate from the handle preventing swift removal of the carrier in an emergency situation, posing an injury hazard.
InjuriesThe firm has received two reports of the cable in the quick release system separating from the handle on the Tactec Plate Carriers. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled plate carriers and contact 5.11 for a free replacement of the cable system.
Remedy OptionRepair
Contact5.11 Inc. toll-free at 866-451-1726 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at or and click "Contact Us" to email the firm to receive a free replacement cable.
Last Updated10/27/2021
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