Ford Escape: Perchlorate material - Introduction - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Perchlorate material

Certain components of this vehicle such as airbag modules, seat belt pretensioners, and button cell batteries may contain Perchlorate Material – Special handling may apply for service or vehicle end of life disposal.

See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate.

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