Proposal for amendments to the draft 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67
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Alternative solution from OICA to the German proposal GRSG/2017/16 regarding visibility/access requirements for PRV/PRD-related components in order to improve maintenance and reduce the risk of critical failures of pressure relief devices.

Reference Number: GRSG-113-18
Origin: OICA
Date: 3 October 2017
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSG-114-08 | Report on the 1st meeting of the GRSG Task Force on "Gas-fueled vehicle regulations"
GRSG/2017/16 | Proposal for the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 67
GRSG/2018/2 | UN R67: Proposal for Supplement 16 to the 01 series of amendments
WP.29/2018/124 | UN R67: Proposal for the 02 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on General Safety | Session 113 | 10-13 Oct 2017

28. The expert from Germany presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/16 that amends the provisions of UN Regulation No. 67 to improve the specifications for the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) connecting the pressure relief valve with the gaseous phase for multi-valve in the vehicle tanks and those for the installation and inspection of LPG containers and their accessories. The expert from OICA introduced GRSG-113-18 on modifications to the aging test requirements of some rubber materials and on further transitional provisions. The expert from AEGPL endorsed the proposal to avoid a ban of some technologies and materials. Both proposals received a number of comments.

29. GRSG agreed on the need to revise the requirements on pipes for multivalves on LPG containers and to keep, at the same time, the testing provisions technology neutral. Thus, GRSG agreed to set up a Task Force under the leadership of Germany to find a compromise and to prepare a revised proposal for consideration at the next GRSG. It was also agreed to keep ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2017/16 on the agenda as a reference document. The secretariat was requested, in the absence of a revised proposal by the task force, to circulate GRSG-113-18 with an official symbol.