This agenda item relates to UN R67 LPG Equipment.
Working Party on General Safety | Session 109 | 29 Sep-2 Oct 2015

29. The expert from ISO presented GRSG-109-14 on the progress of work within the ISO working group on refueling connector and fuel components for vehicles propelled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). He underlined the request from original equipment manufacturers to update UN Regulation No. 67 with respect to LPG fuel lines and welding requirements.

32. Referring to his presentation (GRSG-109-14) given under agenda item 8 (para. 28 above), the expert from ISO volunteered to submit for the next GRSG session an official document proposing to amend the provisions of Annex 4B of UN Regulation No. 110, including the correction of some errors in Annexes 4A and 4H.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 110 | 25-29 Apr 2016

25. The expert from AEGPL introduced GRSG-110-13, superseding his proposal ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2015/35 and proposing new provisions to prevent a flow of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into the petrol or diesel tank, and vice versa. GRSG noted general support on the updated proposal. Following a study reservation by the expert from France, GRSG decided to have a final review of the proposal at its next session in October 2016 and requested the secretariat to circulate GRSG-110-13 with an official symbol.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 111 | 11-14 Oct 2016

24. The expert from the Netherlands presented GRSG-111-19 superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2016/7 and amending the provisions of UN Regulation No. 67 on LPG vehicles to allow Class 0/I hoses with couplings using gas tubes other than seamless material. The document received a number of comments. GRSG noted study reservations by the experts from Germany and AEGPL. GRSG reviewed the proposal as reflected in GRSG-111-19-Rev.1 and agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session in April 2017. The secretariat was requested to circulate GRSG-111-19-Rev.1 with an official symbol.

26. The expert from Poland presented GRSG-111-17 clarifying the provisions for the type approval of accessories fitted to the container. The proposal received general support and a number of comments. Following a study reservation by the experts from Germany and CLEPA, GRSG decided to resume consideration of the proposal at its next session in April 2017 on the basis of a revised document by Poland. In this respect, the Chair invited all experts to send their written comments to the expert from Poland.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 112 | 24-28 Apr 2017

21. The expert from the Netherlands presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/3 amending the provisions of UN Regulation No. 67 to use non-seamless gas tubes in LPG vehicles. The expert from AEGPL presented GRSG-112-19 inserting some improvements to the proposed provisions. GRSG noted general support and a number of comments. The expert from Germany raised a study reservation. Following the discussion, GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session in October 2017. In this respect, GRSG invited the experts from the Netherlands and AEGPL to prepare a combined document (see para. 20 above), taking into account the comments received and to submit it, in due time, to the secretariat for consideration and final review at the next GRSG session in October 2017.

22. The expert from Poland gave a presentation (GRSG-112-37) justifying his proposal ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/10 to clarify the provisions for type approved accessories fitted to LPG containers. The proposal received some support. The expert from AEGPL presented GRSG-112-20 proposing, as an alternative, the additional marking of the accessories with the number of type approval extension. Following a controversial discussion, the expert from Poland proposed to set up either a task force or a new informal working group on gaseous fuelled vehicles to work on the best solution. His proposal to establish an IWG did not receive full support. Finally, GRSG agreed to resume consideration of this subject at its next session in October 2017 on the basis of a new proposal jointly prepared by Poland and AEGPL. Thus, GRSG invited all interested experts to send them, in due time, their written comments.

Documentation
GRSG-112-19 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (LG Europe)
GRSG-112-19 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (LG Europe)
GRSG-112-20 | AEGPL comments on Poland's Supplement proposal for UN R67 (GRSG/2017/10) (LG Europe)
GRSG-112-21 | Proposal for amendments to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (LG Europe)
GRSG-112-22 | Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 67 (Turkey)
GRSG-112-31 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 67 (Germany)
GRSG-112-32 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 67 (Germany)
GRSG-112-37 | The importance of the type definition in the UN Regulation No. 67 type-approval process (Poland)
GRSG/2016/15 | Proposal for a Supplement to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (LG Europe)
GRSG/2017/3 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (Netherlands)
GRSG/2017/10 | Proposal for Supplement 15 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67 (Poland)