URGENT! PLEASE SPREAD THIS FAR AND WIDE!
I just received an email from a member with an attachment from
Federal Premium Ammunition.
The attachment is an urgent recall of some lots of Federal and
American Eagle .45 ammo.
***Please read all of this if you have ANY .45 ACP ammunition from
Champion, GoldMedal, Hi-Shok, or Federal.***
I checked Federal's web site, but saw nothing about this
recall as of 12 PM on February 10th,
so I called them to make sure this wasn't a hoax.
IT IS REAL. Their web site has not been updated yet. :-(
As VCDL members are not allowed to die or get hurt
(part of the rules of being a member), I am getting this out ASAP:
FEDERAL and AMERICAN EAGLE
45 AUTO PRODUCT SAFETY WARNING
Immediate Action Required
FEDERAL CARTRIDGE COMPANY • 900 BOB EHLEN DRIVE • ANOKA, MN 55303 •
PHONE 763.323.2300 • Toll Free: 1-800-322-2342
Certain lots of recently manufactured 45 Auto ammunition may contain
an incorrect propellant
charge. Use of product from these lots may result in firearm
damage and possible
DO NOT USE PRODUCT FROM THE FOLLOWING LOTS:
38X628 through 38X765
38T401 through 38T414
If you have in your possession any 45 Auto with the following
brand names and part numbers,
check to see if your ammunition package contains the above lots:
American Eagle® (AE45A,
AE45N1, or AE45A250), Champion™ (WM5233), GoldMedal® (GM45B),
Hi-Shok® (45C, 45D)
and Federal® Personal Defense® (C45C, C45D).
THIS WARNING APPLIES ONLY TO THE LOTS LISTED ABOVE.
If you possess ammunition from any of these lots, or have
questions concerning this warning, please contact us
at 1-800-831-0850 or 1-800-322-2342 and ask for Product Service.
Federal will provide replacement product
and will cover the cost of returning the affected product.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
.45ACP Ammo Recall
From a VCDL E-mail Alert: