Recall Alert – IMR 4007SSC – Attention Reloaders!

RECALL ALERT - IMR-4007SSC - may spontaneously combust.

RECALL ALERT – IMR-4007SSC – may spontaneously combust.

Attention reloaders

IMR Powder, a subsidiary of Hodgdon Powder Company, announced a recall yesterday for six lots of their IMR-4007SSC powder line. According to a notice on the Hodgdon website:

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

The lot numbers being recalled are:


If you have any recalled IMR 4007SSC powder please do the following:

  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 youpull the bullets, remove the powder and wet the powder with water for safe disposal.

Customers who have questions can contact IMR Powder at:

email,, call 1-800-622-4366 or 913-362-9455 and fax 913-362-1307

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