Louisiana Hunters Beware: Popular Rifle Cartridge Recalled
I feel as though I have somewhat failed my hunting brethren. I almost let one slip by me and it could have cost someone serious injury.
On September 12, 2023, Remington Ammunition announced the recall of one of the most popular deer hunting cartridges in the country citing that "Use of this product may result in firearm damage and/or personal injury."
In their Official Safety Recall Notice, Remington Ammunition advises all shooters to immediately cease the usage of the Remington Core-Lokt Tipped 300 Win Mag 180 grain ammunition from Lots: N16OCA373, N17OAA373 OR N22OCA373
While no other codes of 300 Win Mag Core-Lokt Tipped ammunition are affected by this recall notice, Remington has determined that certain boxes of lot codes: N16OCA373, N17OAA373, or N22OCA373 300 Win Mag 180 grain Core-Lokt Tipped – RT300WC, may contain shells with an incorrect propellant.
Examine any Remington Ammunition you might have in your possession to determine if it might be part of the recall notice.
To do so, just view the ammunition boxes in the manner described by these photos provided by Remington Ammunition.
Description: Remington Core-Lokt Tipped – 300 Win Mag 180 grain ammunition
Index Number: RT300WC
Part #: 29038
Lot Code: N16OCA373, N17OAA373, N22OCA373
The product lot codes can be found on the inside flap of the individual box or along the outside of a product case.
Remington states that if you possess ammunition from this lot code, immediately discontinue use of this ammunition and contact Remington at 1-800-243-9700.
Remington Ammunition Consumer Service Department will arrange for the return shipment of your ammunition and upon receipt will send you replacement ammunition at no cost to you.
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