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Hodgdon’s H4227 smokeless powder

PRODUCT RECALL

June 7, 2005

HODGDON POWDER COMPANY, INC.
SMOKELESS POWDER

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: H4227 SMOKELESS POWDER – 1 LB. CONTAINER, LOT NUMBER: 10328054230

WARNING: Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc. has determined that a small number of one pound (1 lb.) containers of a small lot number of Hodgdon’s H4227 smokeless powder canned on March 31, 2005 contains Hodgdon H4198 powder instead of H4227 powder.

Use of this product when loaded in cartridges and/or shotshells using standard loading data can cause a low pressure, unsafe condition, which could cause a projectile to become lodged in a firearm barrel, which upon the firing of a subsequent load, may cause personal injury to the user and/or bystander and damage to the firearm.

Users should immediately cease using this product and return it to Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc. as indicated below:

RETURN OF PRODUCT AND REPLACEMENT:
All persons in possession of Lot #10328054230 of Hodgdon’s H4227– 1 lb. containers of smokeless powder should immediately call 1-800-622-4366 (toll free) for instructions from Hodgdon’s Customer Service Dept. as to the return of this product.

Hodgdon will send you a D.O.T. approved return shipping carton at no cost to you for use in returning the product. We will also send you a replacement product at no charge.

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