Remington Recalls Several “Lots” of .223 Rem 62gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition

On Monday, Remington issued a Safety Warning And Recall Notice concerning their.223 Rem ammo. From Remington, four (4) lots of their .223 Rem 62gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition may have been improperly loaded. The affected “lot” numbers are H03RAI, H04RDI, H16NAI, and H17NDI. You can locate the lot numbers on the inside flap of each box.

Please do not use any cartridges out of these lots of ammo they may develop excessive pressure and  “damage to the firearm, or cause serious personal injury or death.” If you have any of the recalled ammo, contact the Remington Consumer Service Dept. at 1-800-243-9700, Prompt #4 ASAP.

Below is the text from Remington’s Recall Notice:

Product Safety Warning — Recall Notice

Remington .223 62 GR (MATCH) Hollow Point Ammunition
LOT NOS. H03RAI, H04RDI, H16NAI or H17NDI
Remington has determined that four (4) Lot Numbers of its .223 Remington 62 Gr Hollow Point (Match) Ammunition may have been improperly loaded. The four (4) Lot Numbers are identified above. Improper loading may cause a malfunction of the cartridge when the firearm is fired resulting in higher than normal pressures. This malfunction may result in damage to the firearm, serious personal injury or death.

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.

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