Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 45
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Proposal to replace the current variety of test mixtures used to simulate dirt during the testing of lamps with a single uniform mixture. In addition, the proposal would replace the term “beech wood” with the phrase “produced from beech wood” to improve clarity.

Reference Number: GRE/2014/21
Origin: GTB
Date: 6 August 2014
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
WP.29/2015/20 | Proposal for Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 45
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling | Session 72 | 20-22 Oct 2014

41. The expert from GTB proposed to amend the requirements for the mixture in the dirt test in Regulations Nos. 45, 98, 112, 113 and 123 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/21, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/23, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/25, ECE/TRANS/ WP.29/GRE/2014/26, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/28). For Regulations Nos. 112, 113 and 123, the proposal also aimed to simplify measuring the objective luminous flux of LED modules (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/26, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/28).

42. GRE noted that, in principle, the provisions amended by GTB are very similar and should become part of a horizontal reference document in the future. Nevertheless, GRE was of the view that the amendment process should not be blocked, pending the outcome of activities of IWG SLR. Thus, GRE adopted the above proposals and requested the secretariat to submit them to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their March 2015 sessions as, respectively, draft Supplement 9 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 45, draft Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 98, draft Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 112, draft Supplement 5 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 113 and draft Supplement 7 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 123, subject to the following amendments:

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/21
Annex 4, paragraph 2.1.1., last line, replace “mS/m” with “µS/m”.
Annex 4, paragraph 2.1.1., subparagraph (e), amend to read:
“(e) 13 parts by weight of distilled water with a conductivity of ≤ 1 µS/m, and 2 ±1 parts by weight of surface-actant2.”

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/23, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/25 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/26
Annex 4, paragraphs 1.2.1.1.1. and 1.2.1.1.2., replace “mS/m” with “µS/m”.

ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRE/2014/28
Annex 4, paragraphs 1.2.1.1. and 1.2.1.2., replace “mS/m” with “µS/m”.