Common hazardous ingredients
Gunpowder, gun bluing contains mercury, selenium.
Explosive, flammable. The primary danger associated with ammunition is accidental discharge.
Store in a cool, dry area that is locked or out of reach of children and pets.
Metro's household hazardous waste facilities will accept ammunition under .50 caliber from households. Contact the recycling information center at 503-234-3000 if you have questions. Bring ammunition in a secondary container, such as a bucket. Never leave ammunition unattended in your vehicle.