The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0428/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: LS500H

Batch number / Barcode:  Year: 2017 ~ 2018

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Lexus

Type / number of model:  EC-type approval number: e6*2007/46*0221.

Risk type: Injuries
Due to an incorrect tyre to wheel assembly process, the sidewall reinforcement layer may become damaged.
Under certain driving conditions, parts of the tyre tread layer could consequently separate, causing a reduction of vehicle stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 19SMD009.

Country of origin: Japan

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands