IMR 4007 SSC Powder Recall

IMR 4007 SSC Powder Recall

IMR_Recall_1Handloaders, check your powder.

IMR Powder Company released a product safety warning and recall notice today concerning their IMR 4007 SSC sold in 1-pound and 8-pound containers.

Certain batches of this powder may have become unstable due to possible rapid deterioration. The use of these deteriorated batches may result in the spontaneous combustion of the powder, leading to fire damage and possible serious injury.

The deteriorated lot numbers are as follows: 10130139, 10131139, 10429139, 10430139, 80425139 and 80426139. Check the label of your IMR 4007 SSC in the location highlighted in the accompanied picture.


If the number on your container matches any of these lot numbers, stop using it immediately.


To safely dispose of the powder, fill the container with water, which will render the powder inert and allow for safe disposal.

If you have already loaded IMR 4007 SSC into your ammunition, IMR strongly recommends that you pull the bullets, empty the powder and then wet it down with water before disposing of it.

IMR will send a replacement choice of any other IMR powder product to those affected by the recall. To get a replacement, mail, email or fax a copy of your powder label showing the lot number, along with your name, address, phone and email.

IMR Powder Company is located at 6430 Vista Drive, Shawnee, KS 66218. You can email the company at help@imrpowder.com. Their fax number is 913-362-1307.


Those who have questions can call IMR at 1-800-622-4366 or 913-362-9455.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Steyr Arms Announces Sniper Rifle in 6.5mm Creedmoor

Steyr Arms Announces Sniper Rifle in 6.5mm Creedmoor

Scott O'Brien from Steyr Arms sat down with Michael Bane at SHOT Show 2018 to take a look at Steyr's new tactical heavy barrel sniper rifle in 6.5mm Creedmoor.

All About .300 Blackout

All About .300 Blackout

The .300 Blackout is here to stay, and we take some time to look at new technology surrounding this cartridge. Next, we pit subsonic rivals against each other before stretching the legs of this CQB round out to 600 yards from a short 9-inch barrel.

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Hornady 6MM Creedmoor

Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo.

Springfield Armory Saint Victor

Springfield Armory Saint Victor

The SAINT' Victor Rifle delivers a lightweight and agile rifle solution while maintaining effectiveness at extended engagement distances.

Trending Articles

A simple test of sorting ammo and a shooting session at the range will show how bullet runout can affect the accuracy of your rifles. Shooting Tips

Bullet Runout - How It Affects Accuracy

Joseph von Benedikt - May 13, 2019

A simple test of sorting ammo and a shooting session at the range will show how bullet runout...

SIG SAUER adds to its Elite Match ammo line with the 30-06 Springfield. Ammo

New 30-06 Springfield Elite Match Ammo from SIG SAUER

Rifleshooter Online Editors - April 03, 2019

SIG SAUER adds to its Elite Match ammo line with the 30-06 Springfield.

Announced in 1958, the .264 and .338 Winchester magnums hit the market in 1959 amid one of the biggest media blitzes the industry had seen. Both were introduced in “new” versions of Winchester's beloved Model 70. Ammo

.264 and .338 Magnum - Winchester Twins

Craig Boddington - May 24, 2019

Announced in 1958, the .264 and .338 Winchester magnums hit the market in 1959 amid one of the...

The author takes stock of rimfire rifles he's known and loved. Ammo

.22 Memory Lane

J. Scott Rupp - January 04, 2019

The author takes stock of rimfire rifles he's known and loved.

See More Trending Articles

More Ammo

When it comes to the best deer bullets, hunters have more choices than ever before. Consider your hunting environment and choose accordingly. Ammo

Affordable Deer Bullet Options

Craig Boddington - November 08, 2019

When it comes to the best deer bullets, hunters have more choices than ever before. Consider...

The Berger .22-cal 85.5-grain Long Range Hybrid Target bullet is a great option for handloading precision rounds in .224 Valkyrie, 22 Creedmoor and .223/556 rifles with a fast twist rate. Ammo

Berger 22 Cal 85.5 Grain Long Range Hybrid Target Bullets: First Look

RifleShooter Digital Staff - October 09, 2019

The Berger .22-cal 85.5-grain Long Range Hybrid Target bullet is a great option for...

The well-known bullet maker, Berger Bullets, is now loading some terrific deer ammunition. Ammo

Berger Bullets Classic Hunter Ammo

J. Scott Rupp - December 13, 2019

The well-known bullet maker, Berger Bullets, is now loading some terrific deer ammunition.

In this Cartridge Clash, Brad Fitzpatrick weighs the pros and cons of the .308 Win. vs 7mm-08 Rem. Ammo

.308 Win. vs 7mm-08 Rem.

Brad Fitzpatrick - September 04, 2019

In this Cartridge Clash, Brad Fitzpatrick weighs the pros and cons of the .308 Win. vs 7mm-08...

See More Ammo

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.