This agenda item relates to UN R118 Material Burning Behavior.

11. The expert from France, as Chair of the Informal Working Group (IWG) on the behaviour of the general construction of M2 and M3 vehicles in a fire event (BMFE), introduced GRSG-117-08 on the outcome of the recent meeting held in Bergisch Gladbach (Germany) on 25 and 26 June 2019. He reported that IWG had started to follow-up on an ongoing research study by Germany on the toxicity and opacity of the smoke to define a simplified test method to determine toxicity of materials. He further informed GRSG that no proposals for amendments to UN Regulations Nos. 107 and 118 were available at this moment. GRSG was looking forward considering proposals at its next session.

GRSG-117-08 | Behaviour of M2 & M3 vehicles in the case of a Fire Event (France)