Document GRBP/2021/15
UN R108: Proposal for amendments
Status: Superseded
Submitted by BIPAVER, France, and Netherlands

Proposal to align the provisions for retreaded tyres with the proposals of France for UN Regulation No. 30, of the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organization (ETRTO) for UN Regulation No. 117 and to cover all the tread materials.

Discussions and Outcomes
186th WP.29 session (7-11 Mar 2022)
This proposal (WP.29/2022/6) was adopted by the World Forum. Thirty-five Contracting Parties out of the 51 applying UN R108 were present for the vote by AC.1. Thirty-five voted in favor with zero against and zero abstaining.
74th GRBP session (15-17 Sep 2021)

17. The experts from France, the Netherlands and BIPAVER proposed to align the provisions for retreaded tyres with the previously adopted proposals for UN Regulations Nos. 30 and 117 and to cover all tread materials (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRBP/2021/15). The expert from ETRTO commented on the proposal and suggested further modifications (GRBP-74-29-Rev.1 and GRBP-74-35-Rev.1). GRBP adopted the proposal, subject to the amendments in Annex III of the session report, and requested the secretariat to submit it for consideration and vote at the March 2022 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1 as draft Supplement 6 to UN Regulation No. 108.