WP.29
Session 176 | Geneva | 12-16 Nov 2018
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Agenda Item 18.3.
UN GTR No. 6 (Safety glazing)

186. The representative of the Republic of Korea reported on the progress of work of the IWG on Panoramic Sunroof Glazing (PSG) in developing an amendment to UN GTR No. 6. He informed AC.3 that that further research and testing activities on ceramic printer areas of glazing material had not started and that the IWG had preferred to adopt, in the meantime, a recommendation on ceramic printer areas. The representative of the United States of America confirmed that in absence of supporting data out of research, suitable performance requirements could not be agreed.

187. The representative of India introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2018/167, the request for authorization to develop an amendment to UN GTR No.6 on Safety Glazing and the optional use of laminated-glass panes with improved mechanical properties especially for front, exterior, forward-facing glazing of the upper deck of a double-deck vehicle. The representative of the United States of America supported this initiative under the sponsorship of India and invited other contracting parties to sponsor other items under the 1998 Agreement.

188. AC.3 adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2018/167 and requested the secretariat to prepare the corresponding AC.3 document.

Documentation
WP.29/2018/167 | GTR 6: Request for authorization to develop an amendment (India)