Proposal of amendments to Regulation No. 118
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Proposal to improve and clarify provisions concerning the approval of interior materials, cables and insulation materials. The proposaladds new requirements for cable sleeves and conduits, modifies vertical testing requirements under Annex 8 to allow testing of small test samples and to clarify their fixation to the specimen holder., and adds a new Annex 10 on provisions for testing of electrical cables.

Reference Number: GRSG/2016/24
Origin: Finland, France, and Germany
Date: 25 July 2016
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-110-02 | Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments and Supplement 1 to the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
GRSG-111-30/Rev.1 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendment to Regulation No. 118
GRSG/2016/3 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
WP.29/2017/18 | Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 118
Working Party on General Safety | Session 111 | 11-14 Oct 2016

39. The expert from Germany presented updated test requirements for electric cables sleeves and cable conduits (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2016/24 superseding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2016/3). The expert from OICA supported the principles of the proposal, but underlined the need for transitional provisions that give sufficient lead-time for the automotive industry. GRSG reviewed the proposal as reflected in GRSG-111-30-Rev.1. GRSG noted the preference by the experts from CLCCR and OICA to add one additional year (2021 instead of 2020 for all registrations) to the date specified in paragraph 12.13.

40. Finally, GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2016/24 as reproduced in Annex III to this report and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their March 2017 sessions, as draft 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 118.