Certified Nonlead Ammunition

  • Shotgun ammunition containing pellets composed of materials approved as nontoxic by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as identified in Section 507.1 (Title 14, CCR) is considered certified. NOTE: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may review and approve applications for other types of non-toxic shot throughout the year -- See the full list of approved shot types .
  • The following table lists currently certified non-lead ammunition (choose a link to go to the manufacturer's current information). This certified list will be updated as new applications are received and approved.
Name Date Application Received Date Application Approved
Ammo Brothers (PDF)
September 22, 2008 September 25, 2008
Ammo Inc (pka; HPR Ammunition) (PDF) September 23, 2014 September 1, 2017
Apex Outdoors, LLC (PDF) April 14, 2021 April 29, 2021
Badlands Precision, LLC (PDF) November 20, 2016 February 28, 2017
Barnes Bullets, Inc. (PDF) April 16, 2008 April 28, 2008
Bishop Ammunition Manufacturing (PDF) August 18, 2011 October 11, 2011
Black Hills Ammunition (PDF) June 10, 2008 July 2, 2008
Blackstone Ammunition (PDF) October 9, 2014 October 21, 2014
Browning Ammunition (PDF) January 12, 2018 February 5, 2018
Buchanan Precision Machine (PDF) March 25, 2019 April 25, 2019
California Republic Bullets (PDF) June 26, 2015 June 30, 2015
Cavity Back Bullets (PDF) July 18, 2017 August 29, 2017
CCI - Speer (PDF) April 15, 2008 April 28, 2008
Cutting Edge Bullets (PDF) February 26, 2010 October 21, 2015 (rev.)
Custom Cartridge, Inc. (PDF) March 14, 2008 April 28, 2008
Dakota Ammo (COR-BON/Glaser) (PDF) April 16, 2008 April 28, 2008
D Dupleks Ltd. (PDF) March 2, 2010 March 16, 2010
Discreet Ballistics (PDF) May 9, 2019 June 6, 2019
Doubletap Ammunition (PDF) July 2, 2019 July 26, 2019
Dynamic Research Technologies (DRT) (PDF) July 29, 2009 September 8, 2009
ENVIRON-Metal, Inc. DBA HEVI-Shot (PDF) January 27, 2017 February 28, 2017
Federal Premium Ammunition (PDF) April 15, 2008 April 28, 2008
Fort Scott Munitions (PDF) January 19, 2016 January 25, 2016
G2 Research, Inc. (PDF) April 9, 2015 April 21, 2015
Gorilla Ammunition LLC (PDF) April 11, 2018 May 24, 2018
GS Custom Bullets LLC (PDF) January 14, 2012 February 2, 2012
Hasler Bullets (PDF)
August 20, 2015 October 14, 2015
Hammer Bullets (HD Custom Rifles and Ammunition, LLC) (PDF)
March 25, 2016 April 28, 2016
Hornady Mfg. Co (PDF) December 8, 2008 December 29, 2008
International Cartridge Company (PDF) August 12, 2008 September 4, 2008
Lehigh Defense, LLC (PDF) June 10, 2014 July 29, 2014
Liberty Ammunition (PDF) September 9, 2013 October 22, 2013
MAGNAProducts (PDF) October 26, 2017 December 15, 2017
Magtech Ammunition Company (PDF) September 11, 2008 October 20, 2008
Maker Bullets (PDF) October 15, 2019 October 25, 2019
McGuire Ballistics (PDF) April 17, 2015 April 30, 2015
Miwall Corporation (PDF) September 23, 2008 October 20, 2008
Monolithic Munitions LLC (PDF) January 14, 2012 February 2, 2012
Nammo Lapua Oy (PDF)
July 31, 2012 September 5, 2012
Norma (PDF) July 3, 2017 July 21, 2017
North Fork Bullets (PDF) January, 27 2009 February 23, 2009
Nosler, Inc. (PDF) March 25, 2008 April 28, 2008
NovX Ammunition (PDF) August 4, 2019 September 20, 2019
OATH Corporation (PDF) October 20, 2015 November 23, 2015
OPG Gun Ventures, LLC (PDF) June 11, 2012 June 25, 2012
P-Bar Co., LLC (PDF) November 30, 2009 January 4, 2010
Peregrine Monolithics (PDF) August 8, 2016 December 1, 2016
PolyCase Ammunition, LLC (PDF) January 09, 2015 February 2, 2015
Remington Arms Co., LLC (PDF) March 25, 2008 April 28, 2008
RotoMetals, Inc. (PDF) November 12, 2017 December 15, 2017
Sig Sauer (PDF) January 13, 2016 April 28, 2016
Sinterfire, Inc (PDF) May 29, 2008 July 2, 2008
Sellier & Bellot (PDF) May 31, 2013 July 22, 2013
Snake River Ammunition (PDF) August 31, 2009 September 14, 2009
Solid Copper Bullet (PDF) August 18, 2014 October 10, 2014
Stars & Stripes Ammunition (PDF) August 15, 2008 September 11, 2008
Styria Arms (PDF) February 10, 2011 March 1, 2011
TB Ammunition LLC (PDF) July 6, 2018 July 12, 2018
TomBob Outdoors, LLC (PDF) March 15, 2010 April 21, 2010
Traditions Performance Firearms (Traditional Sporting Goods Inc.) (PDF) May 20, 2019 June 24, 2019
Vollmer Precision (PDF) November 14, 2018 December 17, 2018
Weatherby, Inc. (PDF) May 29, 2008 July 2, 2008
Winchester Ammunition (PDF) April 7, 2008 April 28, 2008