Remington .223 62 GR HP Recall


Remington is recalling four Lot Numbers of its .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point Match ammunition. They may have been loaded incorrectly.

Remington has determined that four (4) Lot Numbers of its .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition may have been improperly loaded.
Do Not Use
REMINGTON .223 62 GR (MATCH) HOLLOW POINT AMMUNITION WITH
LOT NOS. H03RAI, H04RDI, H16NAI OR H17NDI

To identify if you have one of these Lots of ammunition:

  • If you have a case of .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition the Lot Number is stenciled on the outside of the case; and,
  • If you have a box of .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition the Lot Number is stamped on the inside flap of the box.

If you have any of this .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition, as identified above, immediately discontinue use of this ammunition and contact Remington at the below telephone number. Remington will arrange for the return shipment of your ammunition and upon receipt will send you replacement ammunition at no cost to you. If you are unsure whether or not you have one or more of these Lots of ammunition or if you have mixed boxes of ammunition; please immediately discontinue the use of the ammunition and contact Remington at the below telephone number – we will replace this ammunition for you.

For any consumer questions or instructions on how to return of your .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition with one of the following Lot Numbers H03RAI, H04RDI, H16NAI OR H17NDI, please contact the Remington Consumer Service Department at 1-800-243-9700, Prompt #4.

The only Remington .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition affected by this recall has one of the following Lot Numbers H03RAI, H04RDI, H16NAI OR H17NDI . No other Lots or ammunition is affected.

You can read the full recall notice here.

[Hat Tip: Accurate Shooter]




Steve Johnson

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  • Mechman

    Man, I guess sticking to the cheap crap for my .223 is actually paying off.

  • Komrad

    this seems like it’s happening too often, winchester just had defects wioth theirs too
    http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2011/03/04/winchester-5-56-ammunition-recall/

  • John indell

    Just had a swat deputy tell he had a gun blow up with the same ammo. Asked me what to do. Upper and lower both destroyed. What happened to quality control?