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Winchester Supreme Ballistic Silvertip 7mm Magnum

 

PRODUCT WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE: ADDITIONAL LOT NUMBER ADDED TO SBST7 PRODUCT RECALL

5/20/2005
Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling three (3) lots of its SUPREME® 7mm Remington Magnum 150 Grain BALLISTIC SILVERTIP® (BST) centerfire rifle ammunition (Symbol Number SBST7).

Lot Numbers (last four characters): VL82, VL92 and VM10

Through extensive evaluation, Winchester has determined the above lots of SUPREME® BALLISTIC SILVERTIP® ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of personal injury when fired.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® SUPREME® 7mm REMINGTON MAGNUM 150 GRAIN BALLISTIC SILVERTIP® AMMUNITION THAT HAS A LOT NUMBER ENDING IN VL82, VL92 or VM10. The ammunition Lot Number is ink stamped inside the right tuck flap of the 20-round carton as shown here:

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Lot Number. If the last four characters of the Lot Number are VL82, VL92 or VM10, return the ammunition to Winchester via United Parcel Service (UPS). Securely pack the ammunition into a corrugated cardboard box, write “CARTRIDGES, SMALL ARMS ORM-D” on the outside, and ship to:

Olin Corporation – Winchester Division
Tile Warehouse
Powder Mill Road, Gate 4A
East Alton, IL 62024
Attention: SBST7 Recall

Winchester will send you coupons good for replacement ammunition from your local Winchester dealer.

This notice applies only to SUPREME® 7mm Remington Magnum 150 Grain BALLISTIC SILVERTIP® centerfire rifle ammunition with lot numbers ending in VL82, VL92 or VM10. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall and should not be returned to Winchester.

If you have any questions concerning this SUPREME® BALLISTIC SILVERTIP® ammunition recall, please call toll-free 866-423-5224 (U.S. & Canada), write to the above address or visit our website at www.winchester.com.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

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