Safety precautions for working on cars with airbag

Airbag units are pyrotechnical items of Danger Class T 1. Handling, transport and storage are subject to the legislation for ex-

The below legal requirements refer to the Federal Republic of Germany. Be sure to observe the relevant legislation in your country at all times.

When storing airbag units, make sure that the padded side faces up (danger of injury if an airbag unit is ejected in case of accidental

Airbag units may not be stored together with other products classified as dangerous items

The start of work on pyrotechnical items must be reported to the Trade Supervisory Office (legal authorities) 14 days in advance.

The shipment of airbag units may only take place in the packaging officially approved for transportation. Airbag units must not be shipped together with other dangerous items.

Within a company, transportation is only permitted in the trunk or cargo room of a vehicle using the above transport packaging. Transportation in the passenger compartment is not

Storage of airbag units must conform to the second ordinance of the German legislation for explosives. According to this ordinance, small amounts of substances and items may be stored at certain locations without a special storage permit. For pyrotechnical items of Danger Class T1, the maximum quantities are 20 kgs (gross) in workrooms and 200 kgs (gross) in storage rooms. Airbag units must

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