SIG Sauer has notified its customers of a potential defect that could exist within specific lots of their 115-grain 9mm Elite Ball ammunition. According to SIG, these lots could have potential powder charge variations that could result in a squib (bullet remaining within the barrel). Obviously, an unnoticed squib could potentially turn into a fatal event should a second round be fired into the bore obstruction. SIG’s recall includes an immediate request for customers to not use this lot of ammunition. The full product recall notice is posted below for your convenience.
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SIG SAUER 9MM, 115gr, Elite Ball, FMJ Product Warning and Recall Notice
NEWINGTON, N.H., (August 22, 2022) – Sig Sauer has determined that portions of Lot No. JDAR0815 of SIG SAUER 9MM, 115gr, Elite Ball, FMJ (SKU E9MMB1-50), may have powder charge variations that could result in a bullet remaining in the barrel (i.e., a bullet-in-bore obstruction). Firing a subsequent bullet into a bore obstruction could cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable and subjecting the shooter and bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury.
Ammunition from this lot should be removed from use immediately and segregated from other ammunition until it can be returned to SIG SAUER.
DO NOT USE LOT NUMBER: JDAR0815
The lot number can be found on the inside flap of the individual boxes of ammunition.
THIS WARNING APPLIES ONLY TO THE LOT (JDAR0815) LISTED ABOVE.
If you possess ammunition from this lot number or have questions concerning this warning, please register for the recall process at sigsauer.com/ammorecall-submission and instructions for returning your product will be provided or call Sig Sauer Customer Service at 603-610-3000 (Option 1).
Sig Sauer will provide replacement product and will cover the cost of returning the affected product.
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