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Public Meeting: Initial Decision That Certain ARC and Delphi Air Bag Inflators Contain a Safety Defect

Thu, 10/05/2023


United States Department of Transportation, West Atrium
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington , DC 20590 See map: Google Maps

October 5, 2023
9:30 a.m. ET

NHTSA will hold a public meeting regarding its initial decision that certain frontal driver and passenger air bag inflators manufactured by ARC and Delphi through January 2018 contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety and should be recalled.

The public meeting will be held at USDOT headquarters in Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET on October 5, 2023.

Register by September 22, 2023

Persons wishing to attend the public meeting or make oral statements must register by the close of business on September 22, 2023. Options for attending:

  • Provide oral comments in-person during the public meeting at USDOT Headquarters in Washington, DC. 
  • Watch the public meeting in-person at USDOT Headquarters in Washington, DC.
  • Watch the public meeting virtually via livestream.

REGISTER NOW (Registration is handled via Microsoft Forms. If you have trouble registering, please email

After registering, you'll receive an email from on or about September 29, 2023 with additional event details, including logistics for attending. 

Those wishing to submit written submissions must submit them, with the docket number identified in the heading of the Initial Decision, through the Federal eRulemaking Portal, mail, hand delivery, or fax as outlined in the Initial Decision before the close of business on October 20, 2023.

NHTSA is committed to providing equal access to this event for all participants, and people who need accommodations should send a request to no later than close of business on September 22, 2023.