Contracting Parties under UN R43 Safety Glazing

The following Contracting Parties are officially listed by the World Forum as applying this regulation. Nonetheless, this designation does not necessarily mean that a given Contracting Party either issues its own type approvals or accepts type approvals issued by other parties as there are exceptions.

Contracting Party Effective Date
Germany 15 February 1981
France 15 February 1981
Italy 13 November 1981
Netherlands 21 June 1985
Sweden 18 August 1981
Belgium 08 March 1981
Hungary 06 March 1984
Czech Republic 12 September 1981
Spain 01 November 1983
Serbia 27 April 1992
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 15 February 1981
Austria 27 May 1984
Luxembourg 01 May 1983
Norway 24 May 1993
Finland 25 September 1981
Denmark 24 March 1998
Romania 03 February 1984
Poland 13 November 1992
Portugal 20 August 1990
Russian Federation 30 June 1998
Ireland 24 March 1998
Croatia 08 October 1991
Slovenia 22 December 1985
Slovak Republic 12 September 1981
Belarus 02 July 1995
Estonia 28 December 1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Latvia 18 January 1999
Bulgaria 21 January 2000
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Turkey 07 July 2000
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
European Union 24 March 1998
Ukraine 08 October 2002
Republic of South Africa 17 June 2001
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Malta 01 May 2004
Malaysia 06 April 2005
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Greece 03 December 1995
Albania 05 November 2011
Japan 16 August 2014
Georgia 25 May 2015
Egypt 03 February 2013
Australia 24 June 2016

View the UN depository notification for Australia’s application of UN R43.

Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018