Excessive Chamber Pressures Prompt Hornady Recall

Hornady recallHornady issued a recall of seven lots of its FTX Custom pistol ammo, according to a press release issued by the company on Wednesday.


Citing excessive chamber pressures, Hornady is recalling the 500 S&W 300-grain ammo from lot numbers 3101327, 3110256, 3110683, 3110695, 3110945, 3111388, and 3111885, all of which were shipped Sept. 9, 2010, and Oct. 17, 2011. Lot numbers can be found on the lower portion of the box label (see photo).

The company advised that use of the product could result in firearm damage and/or personal injury.


According to the press release, all other lot or item numbers are not affected by the recall and require no action. Those who own any of the lot numbers are advised to contact Hornady at (800) 338-1242. The company will make arrangements related to the return and replacement of the ammo.

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