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

Alert number: A12/1285/14

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Meriva-B

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected are those manufactured from 10 June 2014 to 3 July 2014.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Opel

Type / number of model:  Type: S-D Monocab B EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0165*05 ff

Risk type: Injuries
Because of a production fault involving the passenger airbag, there can be a release of hot gas when the bag is deployed. This can lead to eye injuries.

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

Description:  Passenger car.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Slovakia, Denmark, Croatia, Ireland, Slovenia, Greece, Hungary, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Finland, The Netherlands