I don’t normally like to comment on all things ATF but this seems a bit ridiculous.
Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling two (2) lots of M*22™ 22 Long Rifle 40 Grain Black Copper Plated Round Nose rimfire ammunition.
Symbol Number: S22LRT
Lot Numbers: GD42L and GD52L
Winchester has determined the above lots of 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition may contain double powder charges. Ammunition with double powder charges may subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury and/or death, or cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable.
DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® M*22™ 22 Long Rifle RIMFIRE AMMUNITION WITH LOT NUMBERS GD42L or GD52L. The ammunition Lot Number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the left tuck flap of the 500-round carton as indicated here. The 1000-round intermediate carton does not have a Lot Number.
To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Symbol Number and Lot Number. If it is Symbol Number S22LRT with a Lot Number containing GD42L or GD52L immediately discontinue use and contact Winchester toll-free at 866-423-5224 or visit http://www.winchester.com/Product-Service/Pages/Contact-Us.aspx for free UPS pick-up of the recalled ammunition.
This notice applies only to Symbol Number S22LRT with Lot Numbers GD42L and GD52L. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall.
If you have any questions concerning this 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition recall please call toll-free 866-423-5224, write to Winchester (600 Powder Mill Road, East Alton, IL 62024 Attn: S22LRT Recall), or contact Winchester Customer Support online.
We apologize for this inconvenience.
REMINGTON LAW ENFORCEMENT REDUCED RECOIL 8 PELLET 00 BUCKSHOT
RR128B00 (Item 20645) – LOT NUMBERS:
N27YC525 N29YA525 P02TA525 P03TA525 P06TA525
N28YC525 N29YB525 P02TB525 P03TB525 P08UB899
N28YB525 N29YC525 P02TC525 P05TB525
Remington has determined that the lot codes listed above may contain rounds with improper propellant charge weights. Improper propellant charge weights may cause malfunctions which may result in damage to the firearm, serious personal injury or death.
To identify Lot numbers:
- For CASES, the Lot Number is stenciled on the outside of the case; and,
- For BOXES, the Lot Number is stamped on the inside flap of the box.
If you have any of the ammunition identified above, immediately discontinue use and contact Remington at 1-800-243-9700 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 1-800-243-9700 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, Prompt #3. We will arrange for return shipment and, upon receipt, will send replacement ammunition at no cost.
If you are unsure if you have one of these Lots or if you have mixed boxes of ammunition, please immediately discontinue use and contact Remington.