The following is a press release from Remington:
Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. (“Remington”) this week announced a voluntary recall of Model 887 shotguns manufactured from Dec. 1, 2013, to Nov. 24, 2014.
Senior Remington engineers determined that some of those Model 887 shotguns could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge.
IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY, THESE PRODUCTS ARE BEING RECALLED
Remington has determined that some Remington Model 887 shotguns manufactured between Dec. 1, 2013, and Nov. 24, 2014, may exhibit a defect causing the firing pin to bind in the forward position within the bolt, which can result in an unintentional discharge when chambering a live round. Therefore, Remington is recalling all potentially affected products to fully inspect and repair. Remington has advised customers to immediately cease use of recalled shotguns and return them to Remington free of charge. The shotguns will be inspected, repaired, tested, and returned as soon as possible.
Owners of the recalled shotguns should not attempt to diagnose or repair the shotguns themselves.
Remington has established a dedicated website and toll-free hotline to help consumers determine whether their Model 887 shotguns are subject to recall:
- Website: http://887recall.remington.com
- Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-243-9700 (Prompt #3 then Prompt #2) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.
The website and hotline provide instruction on how to return recalled shotguns free of charge for repair.
Remington is notifying consumers of this recall through a broad range of platforms including media outreach, targeted advertising, and digital media promotion.
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