RUAG Voluntary 9mm Ammo Recall

    RUAG Voluntary 9mm Ammo Recall

    Some of the impacted ammo, owned by this author.

    RUAG Ammotec USA, Inc., the owner of the Geco and Norma brands of ammo, has issued a voluntary recall of several lots of 9mm ammo. If you have recently purchased 9mm ammo from either the Geco or Norma brands, please see the notice below to determine if you are impacted.

    WARNING: IMPORTANT RECALL NOTICE REGARDING CERTAIN 9MM AMMUNITION

    RUAG Ammotec USA, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of specific SKUs/articles and corresponding Lot numbers of 9mm ammunition identified below, due to possible performance inconsistencies in a small percentage of the ammunition.

    DANGER: STOP USING YOUR 9MM AMMUNITION IMMEDIATELY UNTIL IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED WHETHER YOUR AMMUNITION FALLS WITHIN THE BELOW SKU/ARTICLE/LOT NUMBER LIST. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS INSTRUCTION COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO YOUR FIREARM AND/OR INJURY

    POTENTIALLY AFFECTED SKU/LOT NUMBERS
    • GECO 202200025 – Lot No: SAV22D0052, SAV22D0053, SAV22D0054, SAV22D0055, SAVD0056, SAVD0057, SAVD0058, SAVD0059, SAVD0060
    • GECO 202200020 – Lot No: SAV22D0085, SAV22D0086
    • Norma 911550050 – Lot No: SAV22C0024, SAV22C0025
    • Norma 912450050 – Lot No: SAV22C0037, SAV22C0038, SAV22C0039, SAV22C0040, SAV22C0041
    • GECO 270840050 – Lot No: SAV22C0030, SAV22C0033

    DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

    Through its quality control efforts, RUAG has identified possible crimping irregularities in a small number of rounds within the ammunition SKUs/Lots identified above that could allow the projectile to be seated further into the casing than intended.  Continued use of the potentially affected ammunition could impact safe firearm performance leading to property damage and/or injury.

    This issue could affect a small percentage of ammunition within the SKUs/Lots identified in the chart above.If you are uncertain as to whether your ammunition falls with the potentially impacted SKU/Lot numbers, or if you have any additional questions concerning this notification or need assistance with these instructions, please contact a RUAG Customer Service Representative by email: [email protected] or phone: (912) 342-2272. For more information about this notice, you call also visit Ammoshoponline.com

    HOW TO DETERMINE THE SKU/LOT NUMBER FOR YOUR AMMUNITION

    The SKU and/or Lot number for your ammunition is located on the packaging as follows:

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    WHAT TO DO IF YOUR AMMUNITION IS AFFECTED

    Once you have determined, based on its SKU/Article/Lot number, that your ammunition is one of the affected products, please sumit [sic] a return request by email:[email protected] or by phone: (912)342-2272 to receive pre-paid shipping label. Once your ammunition is returned, we will refund your full purchase price for the subject ammunition through your original payment method and provide a discount code for 20% off your next purchase at Ammoshoponline.com (“Discount Code”).  The Discount Code is valid until July 31, 2022.
    Nobody wants their gun to go kaboom when they expected a bang. If you, like me, are impacted by this recall notice, I strongly suggest reaching out to the contact information above. You get a full refund and a 20% off coupon, which is nothing to sneeze at.

    Benjamin is a recent graduate living in Virginia with a master’s degree in Criminology. He was introduced to firearms at summer camp when he was thirteen. Ever since his first shot with a .22LR bolt-action he has been in love with shooting sports. He is a moderator on the TFB Discord, which can be found at https://discord.gg/bcVD9zw, and can occasionally be found on twitter @BFriedmanUSA.


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