Toyota and Lexus Avensis, Corolla, Picnic, SC430, Yaris Passenger car

Recall published
2018-11-19
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
Avensis, Corolla, Picnic, SC430, Yaris
Product description
Passenger car. Company recall code: 18SMD104.
Risk
In the event of the airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the rider.
Measures taken
The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the air bag inflator may degrade over time due to heat cycles and exposure to moisture.
Batch number / barcode
Model year: 2001 to 2006
Model number
EC-type approval number: e11*2001/116*0196, e11*98/14*0180, e6*98/14*0083, e2*98/14*0248, e6*2001/116*0084, e11*98/14*0179.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
A12/1740/18
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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