September 2nd, 2015

IMR 4007 SSC Smokeless Powder Safety Warning and Recall

IMR 4007 SSC Recall Notice Safety Powder Propellant Hodgdon

Hodgdon Powder Company, distributor of IMR powders, issued the following PRODUCT SAFETY WARNING AND RECALL NOTICE for six (6) lots of IMR 4007 SSC powder on September 2, 2015:

IMR Legendary Powders is officially announcing a product safety warning and recall notice for IMR 4007SSC on the six lot numbers listed below.

Affected 4007 SSC Lots: 10130139, 10131139, 10429139, 10430139, 80425139, 80426139

IMR has received reports that this particular powder in 1-lb and 8-lb containers may have become unstable due to possible rapid deterioration. Use of this product from these lot numbers may result in spontaneous combustion, fire damage or possible serious injury.

What to do (with Affected Lots of IMR 4007 SSC):

1. Stop using this product immediately! Fill the powder container with water which will render the product inert and safe for disposal.

2. Mail, email or fax a copy of the powder label showing the lot number to the contact information below to include your name, address, phone and email.

3. Replacement choice of any other IMR smokeless powder product will be shipped to you for no charge.

4. If you have loaded the powder subject to this recall into ammunition, we recommend that you pull the bullets, remove the powder and wet the powder with water for safe disposal.

IMR deeply regrets any inconvenience this may cause, but we believe in safety first. Contact information: IMR Powder Company, 6430 Vista Drive, Shawnee, KS 66218, email,, call 1-800-622-4366 or 913-362-9455 and fax 913-362-1307.

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