Close Combat Home Defense Shotshells were specifically designed for home defense. Shells are available in 12-ga., 2-3/4” #4 buckshot. Shells contain 30 frangible pellets that remain intact and allow full penetration on soft tissue and bone while returning to powder form upon hitting surfaces such as steel or concrete. These pellets were crafted to eliminate threats to your personal security without destroying your home. Nontoxic. Made in USA.