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Effective September 5, 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 Nimber||Caliber||Bullet Weight/Type||Lot Ending Numbers|
|22250B||22-250 Rem.||55 Pointed Soft Point||001, 002, 003, 004|
|22250HVD||22-250 Rem.||55 V Max Polymer Tip||001, 002, 003, 004|
|243SPB||243 Win.||70 Pointed Soft Point||006, 007, 008|
|243HSB||243 Win.||95 SST Polymer Tip Boat Tail||004, 005|
|243SPD||243 Win.||100 Interlock Boat Tail||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.