This is a discussion on Unique Powder Recall within the Reloading forums, part of the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics category; Was doing some research to try and help out with some data on another thread and found a recall notice on Alliant's web site concerning ...
Was doing some research to try and help out with some data on another thread and found a recall notice on Alliant's web site concerning Unique Powder. This is an older recall, July 6, 2005, but a search of the forums found no posts about it. Considering the nature of the recall, I thought it was worth mentioning. The substitution of Bullseye where Unique is called for could lead to disastrous results. Text of the recall is below.
July 6, 2005
Product description: Unique® smokeless powder, LOT numbers 850, 859, 861, 868, 872, 876, 890, 898 and 907.
Alliant Powder has determined a very small number of eight pound (8 lb.) Alliant Powder Unique“ smokeless powder containers may contain Alliant Powder Bullseye“ smokeless powder.
LOADING BULLSEYE“ SMOKELESS POWDER INTO ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION IN WHICH THE RECIPE CALLS FOR UNIQUE“ SMOKELESS POWDER MAY RESULT IN HIGH PRESSURE LOADS AND SUBSEQUENT GUN DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY.
If you are in possession of an eight pound (8 lb.) bottle of Alliant Powder Unique“ with any of the above noted lot numbers, please immediately cease use of this product and notify Alliant Powder by calling 800-276-9337 or emailing email@example.com
Lot numbers are located on the bottom of each bottle.
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