Saturday, April 2, 2011

Federal .45 ACP Ammo


Federal Cartridge Company has issued a product safety warning for certain lots of recently manufactured .45 Auto ammunition that may contain an incorrect propellant charge.

Federal's notice said use of product from these lots may result in firearm damage and possible serious injury.

It warned not to use product from the following lots: 38X628 through 38X765 and 38T401 through 38T414. The warning applies only to those listed lots. 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).
If you have any ammunition from these lots, please contact Federal Cartridge at: 800-831-0850 or 800-322-2342 and ask for Product Service. Federal will provide replacement product and will cover the cost of returning the affected product.