FN America has recently announced a safety bulletin for the new FN 502 tactical rimfire 22lr pistol.
FN America states “FN America, LLC, has become aware that a very limited number of FN 502 Tactical pistols in the field may have an improperly installed manual safety.
In these cases, the external safety lever will not function as designed and may result in unintended firing.
To ensure the pistol’s safe operation, FN is asking owners of the FN 502 Tactical to suspend use of their pistol and perform a function check to verify the manual safety is operating correctly, following the inspection procedure below.
This safety bulletin applies to FN 502 Tactical pistols with a serial number range lower than LR007999.
If your serial number is above this range, it is not subject to this bulletin.
This safety bulletin provides instructions on how you may check to see if your FN 502 Tactical is affected.
However, if you would like FN to inspect your pistol, please contact FN Customer Service at 1-800-635-1321, ext. 145.
You may also take your pistol to your local firearms dealer or gunsmith for inspection.”
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