Airbag Inflators containing Phase-Stabilised Ammonium Nitrate (PSAN) without a desiccant

-Susceptible to moisture ingress in high absolute humidity environments over many years


24 Fatalities Worldwide

1 fatality in Australia (Sydney), 1 serious injury (Darwin)

First ever Compulsory Automotive Recall in Australia

Deadline: Dec 2020 for 100% completion


Prescribed actions beyond voluntary recall actions

-Increased customer communications

-Mandatory and regular reporting


Availability of replacement airbags is a challenge for some Manufacturers

Some recalls will not be initiated until 2019