Takata Air Bag Recall Expands

Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on May 15, 2015 in Defective Products

airbag recallThis week, Toyota and Nissan issued a recall for an additional 6.5 million vehicles containing potentially faulty air bags from the Takata Corporation, according to The New York Times.

Toyota had conducted tests and had learned that the air bags were prone to leaks, the Times reported.

When these air leaks occur, the propellant used to inflate the airbags ammonium nitrate can be contaminated with moisture and can then become unstable, the newspaper wrote.

When an air bag propellant is damaged, the gas can escape too quickly and can cause the metal casing of the inflator to explode, The Wall Street Journal noted in a recent article.

In October 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a written statement urging owners of certain vehicles to replace defective Takata airbags.

This February, the Los Angeles Times reported that federal regulators were issuing fines to Takata for failure to cooperate with an investigation from the Department of Transportation.

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