Safety Notice: Winchester Ammunition Recalls 2 Lots of .17HMR

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posted on September 13, 2019
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As a good corporate citizen, Winchester  is notifying customers who use their .17HMR 20-gr. jacketed hollowpoint rimfire ammunition that two lots of this ammunition type are under recall. Winchester has determined the above lots of .17HMR ammunition may contain no powder charges. Ammunition with no powder charges may result in a bullet remaining in the barrel (i.e., a bullet-in-bore obstruction). Firing a subsequent bullet into the bore obstruction could cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable and subjecting the shooter and bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury. 

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER 17 HMR 20 GRAIN JHP SYMBOL X17HMR1 THAT HAS A LOT NUMBER ENDING IN NB51 or NB61. The ammunition Lot Number is stamped on the top of the 1000-round case and the outside of the 50-round plastic box as indicated here.

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Symbol and Lot Number. If it is Symbol X17HMR1 and the last four characters of the Lot Number are NB51 or NB61, the company urges that you immediately discontinue use and contact Winchester toll-free at (844) 653-8358 for free UPS pick-up of the recalled ammunition. Please note that this notice applies only to Symbol X17HMR1 with Lot Numbers ending in NB51 and NB61. Other Symbols or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall.

If you have any questions concerning this 17 HMR rimfire rifle ammunition recall, please call toll-free 844-653-8358, write to Winchester (600 Powder Mill Road, East Alton, IL 62024 | Attn: X17HMR1 Recall), or visit their website at www.winchester.com.




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