If the near-total ban on the use of lead ammunition comes into force without a meaningful transition period, the socio-economic impact on the ammunition and firearms industry—and
If the ban on the use of lead ammunition becomes reality, one-off costs related to the modification and replacement of millions of firearms could potentially reach €14.5 billion.
Impact assessment of the restriction on European firearms manufacturers (ReachLAW)
Impact assessment of the restriction on the European hunting community (ReachLAW)
Impact assessment of the restriction on European ammunition industry (ReachLAW)
Only a few months have passed since the intensely-debated ban on the use of lead shot in European wetlands was adopted, and we’re already facing a much broader ban on all lead am
The investigation showed that steel pellets ricochet more often than lead pellets, and furthermore that lead pellets disintegrate upon impact into tiny splash Download Full Study
An Investigation of the Ricochet Characteristics of Lead and Iron Shot Pellets. Download Full Study