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Old November 22, 2019, 13:08   #1
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Accurate powder recall

November 18, 2019

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Canada Valleyfield, Inc (GD-OTS), has determined a potential defect relating to certain lots of Accurate 2495, 4064 and 4350 propellants manufactured for Western Powders Inc. prior to October 1, 2016 and packaged under the Accurate brand name in 1 lb and 8 lb. canisters, may be defective. The use or storage of this product may result in combustion, fire damage and/or possible serious injury or property damage. Some signs of degradation include, but are not limited to, container lid deformation, discoloration of the* containers in the lid area, presence of red fumes when the container lid is opened, or the presence of a strong acidic odor.

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Old November 22, 2019, 18:00   #2
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Darn, I better do an inventory and look at dates before this information gets stale.
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Old December 14, 2019, 22:23   #3
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Thanks BJ for posting this. After looking through my powder inventory I found 2 cans of AA2495 that are subject to the recall. Have sent Western Powders an email with photos of cans and lot numbers. Hopefully they’ll send me a refund.
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Old December 29, 2019, 06:56   #4
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It would be nicer if they just sent you a replacement jug
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I had 3-4 lbs AA2495 in the lot numbers concerned. I have already loaded or shot off some and have 1lb left. Haven't noticed anything wrong yet.

When I first started out, Accurate described AA2495 as "very similar to 4895." Then they kind of backed off on that and said it was developed around .308, and now they don't even publish a load for .30-06 with AA2495.

Guess I will call them and see what hoops I have to jump through. On the other hand I hate making phone calls, so I may just scatter it in the yard and forget about it.

I need to find another hobby.
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