Archives for February 2012

Hornady(R) Recalls 7 Lots of 500 S&W 300 grain FTX(R) Custom™ Pistol Ammo

Hornady® Recalls 7 Lots of 500 S&W 300 grain FTX® Custom™ Pistol Ammo

Hornady® Manufacturing announced the recall of seven lots of 500 S&W 300 gr. FTX® Custom™ pistol ammunition. Hornady ballisticians have determined that some cartridges from Lot numbers 3101327, 3110256, 3110683, 3110695, 3110945, 3111388, 3111885, may exhibit excessive chamber pressures. Use of this product may result in firearm damage and/or personal injury.

PRODUCT RECALL DETAILS:
Item number 9249
500 S&W 300 grain FTX® Custom™ Pistol Ammunition. These lots were shipped between September 9, 2010, and October 17, 2011.

INCLUDED LOT NUMBERS:
3101327
3110256
3110683
3110695
3110945
3111388
3111885
The lot number can be found printed on the lower portion of the box label.

If you own any of these Lot numbers or have any questions regarding this recall, please call 800-338-1242. Hornady Manufacturing Company will make all arrangements associated with the return and replacement of this product.

Any other lot numbers or item numbers are not subject to this recall and require no action.

 

http://www.hornady.com/in-the-news/latest-news/recall-500-s-w-300-gr-ftx-custom?ballistics101.com

Fiocchi .243

Effective September 17, 2012, Fiocchi of America is recalling various lots of 22-250 Rem. and 243 Win. centerfire rifle ammunition. No other Fiocchi products are included in this recall and only the following items and lot numbers are affected. The following ammunition products are affected by this recall:

Fiocchi Item# Caliber Bullet Wgt/Type Lot Ending Numbers
22250B 22-250Rem 55gr pointed soft point 001,002,003,004
22250HVD 22-250Rem 55gr V-Max Poly tip 001,002,003,004
243SPB 243Win 70gr pointed soft point 006,007,008
243HSB 243Win 95gr SST Poly boattail 004,005
243SPD 243Win 100gr Interlock boattail 001,002,003,004

Through extensive evaluation Fiocchi has determined that the above lots of 22-250 and 243 may have been loaded with multiple bullets that can cause excessive pressure. This ammunition with multiple bullets 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 THE ABOVE LISTED FIOCCHI 22-250 REM. OR 243 WIN. AMMUNITION OF SPECIFIED LOT NUMBERS. The ammunition lot number is black ink stamped inside one of the box end tuck flaps that you would open to remove the 20-round carrier.

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the ITEM and LOT NUMBER. If the item number AND last three digits of the lot number match the above listed products, please return the ammunition to FIOCCHI of America via United Parcel Service (UPS) or FedEx Ground. Securely pack the ammo in a strong fiberboard box with packing materials to make it “snug” in the box. You will need an “LQ” label to ship the ammunition. To get the “LQ” label, visit this website address or you can call the factory customer service directly at 417-449-1039 or email service@fiocchiusa.com prior to shipping. Affix the “LQ” label to the package with packing tape ensuring that all sides are adhered to the carton and ship to:

FIOCCHI OF AMERICA, INC., ATTN. Recall, 6930 N. FREMONT RD., OZARK, MO 65721

Fiocchi will provide replacement product upon receipt of your return. Please include your name, street address, phone number (required for return shipping), and email address with your return. Ammunition cannot be shipped to post office boxes.This notice only applies to above listed Fiocchi 22-250 Rem. and 243 Win. ammunition with the above lot numbers. Other products or lot numbers are not subject to this recall and should not be returned to Fiocchi.

If you have questions concerning this ammunition recall, please call customer service directly at 417-449-1039, write to the above address, email service@fiocchiusa.com, or visit our website, www.fiocchiusa.com.

http://www.fiocchiusa.com/foa/download/Fiocchi_Recall.pdf

Fiocchi 22-250

Effective September 17, 2012, Fiocchi of America is recalling various lots of 22-250 Rem. and 243 Win. centerfire rifle ammunition. No other Fiocchi products are included in this recall and only the following items and lot numbers are affected. The following ammunition products are affected by this recall:

Fiocchi Item# Caliber Bullet Wgt/Type Lot Ending Numbers
22250B 22-250Rem 55gr pointed soft point 001,002,003,004
22250HVD 22-250Rem 55gr V-Max Poly tip 001,002,003,004
243SPB 243Win 70gr pointed soft point 006,007,008
243HSB 243Win 95gr SST Poly boattail 004,005
243SPD 243Win 100gr Interlock boattail 001,002,003,004

Through extensive evaluation Fiocchi has determined that the above lots of 22-250 and 243 may have been loaded with multiple bullets that can cause excessive pressure. This ammunition with multiple bullets 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 THE ABOVE LISTED FIOCCHI 22-250 REM. OR 243 WIN. AMMUNITION OF SPECIFIED LOT NUMBERS. The ammunition lot number is black ink stamped inside one of the box end tuck flaps that you would open to remove the 20-round carrier.

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the ITEM and LOT NUMBER. If the item number AND last three digits of the lot number match the above listed products, please return the ammunition to FIOCCHI of America via United Parcel Service (UPS) or FedEx Ground. Securely pack the ammo in a strong fiberboard box with packing materials to make it “snug” in the box. You will need an “LQ” label to ship the ammunition. To get the “LQ” label, visit this website address or you can call the factory customer service directly at 417-449-1039 or email service@fiocchiusa.com prior to shipping. Affix the “LQ” label to the package with packing tape ensuring that all sides are adhered to the carton and ship to:

FIOCCHI OF AMERICA, INC., ATTN. Recall, 6930 N. FREMONT RD., OZARK, MO 65721

Fiocchi will provide replacement product upon receipt of your return. Please include your name, street address, phone number (required for return shipping), and email address with your return. Ammunition cannot be shipped to post office boxes.This notice only applies to above listed Fiocchi 22-250 Rem. and 243 Win. ammunition with the above lot numbers. Other products or lot numbers are not subject to this recall and should not be returned to Fiocchi.

If you have questions concerning this ammunition recall, please call customer service directly at 417-449-1039, write to the above address, email service@fiocchiusa.com, or visit our website, www.fiocchiusa.com.

http://www.fiocchiusa.com/foa/download/Fiocchi_Recall.pdf