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Honda recalls 1.2M more vehicles with dangerous air bags

AP  |  Detroit 

is recalling about 1.2 million in North and because their air bag inflators can explode and send into the passenger compartment.

The recall covers many and models from 2001 through 2016.

used ammonium nitrate to inflate air

But the can deteriorate when exposed to high temperatures and humidity, blowing apart a and hurling

At least 23 people have been killed worldwide because of the defect.

The inflators covered by this recall were used as replacement parts in recalls that began in 2014.

They contained a moisture-absorbing and previously were believed to be safe.

The January explosion injured the arm of a person driving a 2004 Odyssey.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 19:39 IST