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

Alert number: A12/1217/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Various models

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between January 2001 and December 2015.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Honda

Type / number of model:  Model codes: Accord, Civic, CR-V, FR-V, Element, Jazz, Insight, Legend, Odyssey, Stream; Type-approval numbers: e11*2001/116*0234*00, e11*2001/116*0234*01, e11*98/14*0161*05, e11*98/14*0190*01,, e11*98/14*0190*02, e6*2001/116*0091*00, e6*2001/116*0091*02, e6*2001/116*0091*03, e6*2001/116*0092*00, e6*2001/116*0092*02, e6*2001/116*0092*03, e6*2001/116*0093*00, e6*2001/116*0095*01, , e6*2001/116*0095*02, e6*2001/116*0096*00, e6*2001/116*0096*01, e6*2001/116*0096*02, e6*2001/116*0096*03, e6*2001/116*0097*00, e6*2001/116*0097*01, e6*2001/116*0097*02, e6*2001/116*0097*03, , e6*2001/116*0101*01, e6*2001/116*0113*00, e6*2001/116*0113*01, e6*2001/116*0113*02, e6*2001/116*0115*01, e6*2001/116*0115*02, e6*2001/116*0115*03, e6*2001/116*0115*04, e6*2001/116*0122*00, , e6*2001/116*0122*01, e6*2001/116*0122*03, e6*2001/116*0125*00, e6*2001/116*0125*01, e6*2001/116*0125*02, e6*2001/116*0125*03, e6*98/14*0072*01, e6*98/14*0072*02, e6*98/14*0072*03, , e6*98/14*0072*04, e6*98/14*0072*05, e6*98/14*0073*00, e6*98/14*0073*01, e6*98/14*0073*02, e6*98/14*0073*03, e6*98/14*0073*04, e6*98/14*0080*00, e6*98/14*0080*01 e6*98/14*0080*01, , e6*98/14*0080*02, e6*98/14*0080*03, e6*98/14*0081*00, e6*98/14*0081*01, e6*98/14*0087*00, e6*98/14*0087*01, e6*98/14*0087*02, e6*98/14*0087*03, e6*98/14*0087*04, e6*98/14*0088*02, , e6*98/14*0088*04, e6*98/14*0088*07, e6*98/14*0088*08

Risk type: Injuries
The airbag inflators may be defective and may create excessive internal pressure in the event of activation.
As a result, the metal inflator casing may rupture, causing metal fragments to be propelled through the airbag and into the vehicle compartment. This may result in severe injury or even death to the vehicle occupants.

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

Description:  Passenger car under Honda recall code: 6CE, 6DE, 6EE, 6XH, 6ZT.

Country of origin: China, Japan, United Kingdom

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands