The Black Bear Blog thinks not, largely because the TSCA exempts any product subject to the Internal Revenue Code, which ammunition is among. I’ve also skimmed the Toxic Substances Control Act a bit, and it’s hard to see how it grants authority to ban lead ammunition. Certainly they could put a lot of requirements on manufacturers, but based on my cursory examination, I’m not sure the authority is there at all. But I did not examine the law in great detail.
Thanks to Camo Underground for the pointer.
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