Proposal prepared by OICA per decisions by the task force on gas-fuelled vehicle regulations to resolve issues associated with periodic requalification of CNG cylinders. The proposal amends Annexes 3A and 3B, particularly to state “Contracting Parties requiring a more frequent (than every 48 months) or more stringent periodic requalification of cylinders may do so in accordance with the national or regional requirements.”
39. The expert from OICA introduced GRSG-115-18-Rev.2 amending the Regulation with respect to the inspection requirements for the periodic requalification of CNG cylinders to avoid structural failures during their service life. Finally, GRSG adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2018/16, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSG/2018/13 and GRSG-115-18-Rev.2 as reproduced in Annex III to this report. The secretariat was requested to submit the proposals to WP.29 and AC.1 as draft Supplement 2 to the 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 110 for consideration at their March 2019 sessions.