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Affected Takata Airbag Inflators
The Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the Honourable Michael Sukkar MP, has issued a compulsory recall notice for vehicles containing frontal Takata airbag inflators that use phase-stabilised ammonium nitrate propellant without a desiccant and those that use a calcium sulphate desiccant (Affected Takata Airbag Inflators) as well as spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators.
The Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicles with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators and Specified Spare Parts) Recall Notice 2018 commencing 1 March 2018 and the Explanatory Statement have been registered on the Federal Register of Legislation and are able to be viewed via the links provided.
Future Takata airbag recalls
As part of the compulsory recall of vehicles with Takata airbags, the following list shows vehicles that are not yet under active recall, but are known to be subject to future recalls by their manufacturers. This list will be updated from time to time.
Information about when these vehicles will be recalled will be published on this website in April 2018, and on manufacturers’ websites no later than 2 July 2018. The information will be set out in a table called a 'Recall Initiation Schedule'.
The list of vehicles that have already been recalled is at: Takata airbag recalls list
If your vehicle is affected by a future recall, please ensure that the manufacturer has your current contact details. They will contact you when it is time to have your airbag replaced. We also recommend subscribing to receive updates about current and future recalls.
Find out more about Future Takata airbag recalls HERE
ACCC Guidance regarding takata air bag recall for:
The ACCC has also published the following information on the Product Safety Australia website:
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission compiles a comprehensive list of recalled products
Please access here https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls
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