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Product Warning Notice: Winchester® 17 HMR Ammunition

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® SUPREME® OR SUPER-X® 17 HMR RIMFIRE AMMUNITION IN SEMI-AUTOMATIC FIREARMS 

8/21/2009

PRODUCT WARNING NOTICE

WINCHESTER® 17 HMR AMMUNITION


DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® SUPREME® OR SUPER-X® 17 HMR RIMFIRE AMMUNITION IN SEMI-AUTOMATIC FIREARMS.  No other calibers of rimfire ammunition are subject to this warning.

Winchester 17 HMR ammunition is manufactured in accordance with standards issued by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI).  Winchester has been notified by its supplier that 17 HMR rimfire ammunition is not suitable for use in semi-automatic firearms.  The use of this ammunition in a semi-automatic firearm may cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable, and subject the shooter to a risk of serious personal injury.  17 HMR ammunition is suitable for use in quality firearms in good condition that are not semi-automatic.

If you have any questions concerning this warning notice please contact your firearm’s manufacturer or call Winchester toll-free at 866-423-5224 (U.S. & Canada), write to the address below, or visit our website at www.winchester.com.

We apologize for this inconvenience.