Winchester recalls 12-ga., #2 steel shotshell ammo


Mar 11, 2001
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Winchester Press Release.

Winchester Announces Recall of Ammunition
A lot of Winchester's SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL 12-gauge 1-3/8 ounce #2 shotshell is being recalled due to incorrect propellant.

Winchester is recalling one lot of its SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL 12-gauge, 3-inch, 1-3/8 ounce #2 steel shotshell ammunition (Symbol Number XSM1232).

Through extensive evaluation, Winchester has determined the above lot of SUPER-X DYLOK SUPER STEEL ammunition may contain incorrect propellant. Incorrect propellant in this ammunition may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of personal injury when fired.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL 12-GAUGE 1-3/8 OUNCE #2 STEEL SHOTSHELL AMMUNITION THAT HAS LOT NUMBER 49X3SG29 The ammunition lot number is imprinted on the top tuck flap of the 25-round box.

To determine if your ammunition is subject to this notice, review the Lot Number. If the Lot Number is 49X3SG29, return the ammunition to Winchester via United Parcel Service (UPS). Securely pack the ammunition into a corrugated cardboard box, write "CARTRIDGES, SMALL ARMS ORM-D" on the outside and ship to:

Olin Corporation - Winchester Division
Tile Warehouse
Powder Mill Road
Gate 4A
East Alton, IL 62024
Attention: 12 Gauge Recall

Winchester will send you coupons good for replacement ammunition from your local Winchester dealer.

This notice applies only to SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL 12-gauge, 3-inch, 1-3/8 ounce #2 steel shotshell ammunition with lot number 49X3SG29. Other Symbol Numbers or Lot Numbers are not subject to this recall and should not be returned to Winchester.

If you have any questions concerning this SUPER-X DRYLOK SUPER STEEL shotshell ammunition recall, please call toll-free (866) 423-5224, write the above address or visit the Winchester website at

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