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

Alert number: A12/1874/17

Product:  Passenger car / van

Name: V-Class, Vito

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles in question were manufactured between 7 June 2014 and 2 June 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Type / number of model:  EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0457*, e1*2007/46*0458* and e1*2007/46*0459 Type: 639/2, 639/4, 639/5

Risk type: Injuries
The cabling under the front swivel seats can get caught causing damage to the cabling.
This could result in the unintended deployment of the thorax airbag when the seat is rotated causing injuries to the occupant.

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

Description:  Passenger car / van

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Poland, The Netherlands