Product Safety and Usage Information

Updated:  May 23, 2024

Knives & Bladed Tools

  • We are proud to say that our knives and bladed tools are sharp!  So be careful when unsheathing and handling them.
  • Use two hands when unsheathing a knife or bladed tool; do not attempt to unsheathe a knife or bladed tool with one hand.
  • If the knife or bladed tool seems to be stuck, STOP! and don’t attempt to “force it.”  Instead, contact 5.11 Customer Service.  
  • Do not leave a knife or bladed tool unattended when open or unsheathed.
  • Do not permit children to use or play with the knife or bladed tool.
  • Knives and bladed tools are meant to cut; don’t use them to pry, hammer, etc.
  • Click here to learn more about safe knife usage:  https://www.akti.org/education/ 

Protective & Water-Resistant Footwear

  • Footwear featuring safety toes has been tested to ASTM 2413-18, CSA Z195 and EN ISO 20345 standard.
  • Waterproof footwear has been tested to ASTM 2413-18 and EN ISO 20345/20347 standard 
  • Blood Borne-Pathogen Resistant footwear has been tested  to ASTM F 1671-13
  • Footwear featuring puncture-resistant midsoles has been tested to ASTM 2413-18, CSA Z195 and EN ISO 20345/20347 standard 
  • Footwear featuring slip-resistant outsoles has been tested to ASTM 2413-18 and EN ISO 20345/20347 standard
  • For further details regarding these standards, click here:  https://www.511tactical.com/eu-declaration-of-conformity
  • Even though a specific footwear style has been tested to a particular standard, the footwear might not provide protection against hazards or situations that differ from those encompassed by these standards. 

Gloves

Our certified gloves have been tested to meet one or more of the applicable standards below.  Please note that the applicable standard(s) that our certified gloves meet vary depending on the 5.11 style number and the intended use of the gloves.   

  • EN388:2016
  • EN388:2003
  • EN ISO 21420
  • EN511:2006
  • EN 511
  • EN407

Blood-Borne-Pathogen-Resistant Products

  • An independent laboratory has tested this product and has found that the barrier materials in this product provide passing results when tested in accordance with ASTM F 1671, Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens.
  • It is important to note, however, that, even though product materials may have passing results in accordance with ASTM F 1671, they might not provide an adequate barrier to all viruses and other blood-borne pathogens under all exposure conditions. Further, these products will not protect the wearer from exposure to all viruses and other blood-borne pathogens under all conditions of use.

No Melt No Drip (NMND) Materials

  • An independent laboratory has tested this material and has found that the material is not melting and dripping when tested in accordance with Flammability Test (ASTM D6413/D6413M-15).
  • It is important to note that NMND does NOT mean that these materials offer fire resistance or retardant protections. 

Certified Hi-Vis Garments

  • An independent laboratory has tested the material used in the product and has found that the materials provide passing results for chromaticity when tested in accordance with ANSI/ISEA 107-2020 Standard Test Method. 
  • It is further evaluated for Type and Class based on ANSI/ISEA 107 standard. 

Certified EN343 Garments for Rain Protection

  • An independent laboratory has tested the material and the full garment for the level of rain protection the garment can provide, in accordance with EN343 Rain Protection standard.
  • A link to a more detailed User Guide is embedded in applicable styles. 

User Manuals

 

Click on the product names below to access user manuals for select flashlights, watches, and gloves.

Flashlights

Style No. Product Name Part No.
53156 TPT R5 TPT R5
53157 TPT R7 TPT R7
53209 TMT R1 TMT R1
53210 TMT R3 TMT R3
53260 TMT P1 TMT P1
53261 TMT P3 TMT P3
53262 TMT P5 TMT P5
53277 Station 2AA TFINPK-7156
53279 Station 3D TFINPK-7158
53380 EDC PL2AAA TFINPK-7144
53381 EDC PL1AAA TFINPK-7146
53382 EDC PLUV1AAA TFINPK-7147
53383 EDC 2AAA TFINPK-7148
53385 EDC L2 TFINPK-7150
53390 Rapid L1 TFINPK-7151
53391 Rapid L2 TFINPK-7152
53393 Rapid 1AA TFINPK-7155
53394 Rapid 2AA TFINPK-7154
53395 Rapid PL1AA TFINPK-8503
53396 Rapid PL2AA TFINPK-8504
53400 Response CR1 TFINPK-7159
53401 Response XR1 TFINPK-7160
53402 Response XR2 TFINPK-7161
53414 Response HL-XR1 TFINN-8987
53415 Rapid HL 1AA TFINN-8949
53420 EDC HL2AA TFINPK-10279
53423 Response CX1 TFINPK-10867
53442 Response XR1-P PKG00139
53443 Response XR1-C PKG00140
53447 Response XR1T PKG00144
53424 Response MCX2 PKG00177

Watches

Style No. Product Name Part No.
56623 Pathfinder Watch TFINPK-9148
56625 Field Watch 2.0 TFINPK-9147
56722 Outpost Chrono Watch TFINPK-10003
56726 Division Digital Watch TFINPK-10002

Gloves

Style No. Product Name Part No.
59373 Rope K9 Glove PKG00090
59379 Hard Times 2 Glove PKG00090
59380 Tac A4 Glove PKG00090
59385 Taclite 4.0 Glove PKG00090
59386 Competition PrimaLoft Insulated Glove PKG00090
59387 Caldus PrimaLoft Insulated Glove 2.0 PKG00090
59389 Station Grip 3.0 Glove PKG00090
59391   PKG00090
59394 Competition Shooting 2.0 Glove PKG00090
59395 High Abrasion 2.0 Glove PKG00090
59396 PrimaLoft Insulated Hand Warmer PKG00090
59392 Halon FR Glove PKG00091
59393 High Abrasion Pro Glove PKG00091
59397 Adiron PrimaLoft Insulated Glove PKG00091
59398 URSA 3-IN-1 PrimaLoft Insulated Glove PKG00091
59399 URSA 3-IN-1 PrimaLoft Insulated Mitt PKG00091
59800 Patrol CR PrimaLoft Insulated Glove PKG00091
59801 Stratos Stretch Fleece Glove PKG00091
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