Proposal for terms of reference and rules of procedure for the Informal Working Group on Vehicle Indoor Air Quality
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Proposal for an informal expert group to exchange information and develop recommendations concerning vehicle interior air quality as it relates to emissions of volatile organic compounds or aldehydes from materials used in vehicle interior which are harmful to humans. The proposal envisions the development of test procedures to measure such emissions for incorporation as recommendations within the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (RE3 under the 1958 Agreement), Special Resolution 1 (SR1 under the 1998 Agreement), or as a new Mutual Resolution (covering both agreements).

Reference Number: GRPE-70-09
Origin: Korea
Regarding:
Date: 7 January 2015
Proposal Status: Request for mandate
Related Documents:
GRPE-70-19 | Comments on the draft terms of reference and rules of procedure for the Informal Working Group on Vehicle Indoor Air Quality
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Pollution and Energy | Session 70 | 13-16 Jan 2015

48. The expert from Korea introduced GRPE-70-09 containing the draft terms of reference for an IWG on VIAQ, already endorsed in principle by WP.29, at its November 2014 session. The expert from OICA introduced GRPE-70-19 proposing, among other amendments, to rename this item Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ). GRPE adopted the proposals for terms of reference to the IWG on VIAQ as reproduced in Annex VI of this report. GRPE noted that the chairmanship shall be under the responsibility of Korea and that the secretariat shall be under the responsibility of OICA.