The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0617/05

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

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Risk type: Injuries
Pressure and gas may leak on a shooter because the cartridge case may break. Some of the Sako 308 calibre cartridges manufactured in 1990-1992 may have corrosion defects. One confirmed leakage in Finland.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary withdrawal from the market by the manufacture. Importers and dealers in the following countries have been notified: Estonia, Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Hungary, Sweden, UK, Poland, Italy, and Denmark. (By: Other)

Description:  Cartridges for centerfire firearms, Cal 308 Win "SAKO". Type/number of model: Cal. 308, manufactured 1990-1992.

Country of origin: Finland

Alert submitted by: Finland