NGV comments on the proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 110
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Comments from NGV Global on the proposals from Italy (GRSG-112-28) and Germany (GRSG-112-33) regarding the testing and inspection of CNG cylinders.

Reference Number: GRSG-113-03
Origin: NGV
Date: 28 July 2017
Related Documents:
GRSG-112-28 | Proposal to amend Regulation No. 110
GRSG-112-33 | Proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 110
GRSG-114-08 | Report on the 1st meeting of the GRSG Task Force on "Gas-fueled vehicle regulations"
GRSG-114-26 | UN R110: Proposal for amendments with regard to visual inspections
WP.29/2018/125 | UN R110: Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 03 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 113 | 10-13 Oct 2017

39. The expert from Germany introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/17 to improve the specifications for the installation and inspection of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) cylinders or of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanks and their accessories. GRSG welcomed the proposal and noted that WP.29 and the Administrative Committee of the 1997 Agreement were expected to consider and adopt ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/134 on a new UN Rule on Periodical Technical Inspections of motor vehicles using CNG and/or LNG in their propulsion system. The proposal from Germany received a number of comments, especially on the need to align the recommendations for the periodical technical inspections of such vehicles with the specifications for the re-qualification of the CNG cylinders or LNG tanks. GRSG noted the comments received by the experts from NGV Global (GRSG-113-03) and OICA (GRSG-113-20).