Regulation No. 119-00

Name:Regulation No. 119-00
Description:Cornering Lamps.
Official Title:Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: Cornering Lamps for Power-driven Vehicles.
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2005-04-06
Amendment Level:00 Series, Supplement 5
Number of Pages:27
Vehicle Types:Agricultural Tractor, Bus, Car, Component, Heavy Truck, Light Truck
Subject Categories:Prior Versions
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E/ECE/324 )
E/ECE/TRANS/505 ) Rev.2/Add.118/Amend.5
January 25, 2011
STATUS OF UNITED NATIONS REGULATION
ECE 119-00
UNIFORM PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF:
CORNERING LAMPS FOR POWER-DRIVEN VEHICLES
Incorporating:
00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 06.04.05
Supplement 1 to the 00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 02.02.07
Supplement 2 to the 00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 11.07.08
Supplement 3 to the 00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 15.10.08
Supplement 4 to the 00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 22.07.09
Supplement 5 to the 00 series of amendments
Date of Entry into Force: 09.12.10

REGULATION NO. 119
UNIFORM PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF CORNERING LAMPS FOR POWER-
DRIVEN VEHICLES
REGULATION
0. Scope
1. Definitions
2. Application for approval
3. Markings
4. Approval
5. General specifications
6. Intensity of light emitted
7. Test procedure
8. Colour of light emitted
9. Conformity of production
10. Penalties for non-conformity of production
11. Production definitely discontinued
CONTENTS
12. Names and addresses of technical services responsible for conducting approval tests, and of
administrative departments
ANNEXES
Annex 1
Annex 2
Annex 3
Annex 4
Annex 5
Annex 6
− Communication concerning the approval or refusal or withdrawal of approval or production
definitely discontinued of a type of cornering lamp pursuant to Regulation No. 119
− Examples of arrangements of approval marks
− Photometric measurements
− Colour of white light
− Minimum requirements for conformity of production control procedures
− Minimum requirements for sampling by an inspector

2. APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL
2.1. The application for approval shall be submitted by the holder of the trade name or mark or
by his duly accredited representative.
2.2. For each type of cornering lamp, the application shall be accompanied by:
2.2.1. Drawings, in triplicate, in sufficient detail to permit identification of the type of the cornering
lamp and showing in what geometrical position the cornering lamp is to be mounted on the
vehicle; the axis of observation to be taken as the axis of reference in the tests (horizontal
angle H = 0, vertical angle V = 0); and the point to be taken as the centre of reference in the
said tests. The drawings must show the position intended for the approval number and the
additional symbol in relation to the circle of the approval mark;
2.2.2. A brief technical description stating, in particular, with the exception of lamps with
non-replaceable light sources:
(a)
(b)
The category or categories of filament lamp(s) prescribed; this filament lamp category
shall be one of those contained in Regulation No. 37 and its series of amendments in
force at the time of application for type approval; and/or
The light source module specific identification code.
2.2.3. Two samples. If the devices are not identical but are symmetrical and suitable for mounting
one on the left and one on the right side of the vehicle, the two samples submitted may be
identical and be suitable for mounting only on the right or only on the left side of the vehicle.
3. MARKINGS
The samples of a type of cornering lamp submitted for approval shall:
3.1. Bear the trade name or mark of the applicant; this marking shall be clearly legible and be
indelible;
3.2. With the exception of lamps with non-replaceable light sources, bear a clearly legible and
indelible marking indicating:


The category or categories of filament lamp(s) prescribed; and/or
The light source module specific identification code.
3.3. Provide adequate space for the approval mark and for the additional symbols prescribed in
Paragraph 4.3. below; the said space shall be shown in the drawings referred to in
Paragraph 2.2.1. above;
3.4. In the case of lamps with an electronic light source control gear and/or non-replaceable light
sources and/or light source module(s), bear the marking of the rated voltage or range of
voltage and rated maximum wattage.

4.3.1.2. An approval number;
4.3.2. An additional symbol consisting of the Letter "K" as shown in Annex 2 to this Regulation.
4.3.3. The first two digits of the approval number which indicate the most recent series of
amendments to this Regulation may be placed in the vicinity of the additional Letter "K".
4.4. When two or more lamps are part of the same assembly of grouped, combined or
reciprocally incorporated lamps, approval is granted only if each of these lamps satisfies the
requirements of this Regulation or of another Regulation. Lamps not satisfying any one of
those Regulations shall not be part of such an assembly of grouped, combined or
reciprocally incorporated lamps.
4.4.1. Where grouped, combined or reciprocally incorporated lamps comply with the requirements
of several Regulations, a single international approval mark may be applied, consisting of a
circle surrounding the Letter "E" followed by the distinguishing number of the country which
has granted the approval, an approval number and, if necessary, the required arrow. This
approval mark may be placed anywhere on the grouped, combined or reciprocally
incorporated lamps provided that;
4.4.1.1. It is visible after their installation;
4.4.1.2. No part of the grouped, combined or reciprocally incorporated lamps that transmits light can
be removed without at the same time removing the approval mark.
4.4.2. The identification symbol for each lamp appropriate to each Regulation under which
approval has been granted, together with the corresponding series of amendments
incorporating the most recent major technical amendments to the Regulation at the time of
issue of the approval, shall be marked:
4.4.2.1. Either on the appropriate light-emitting surface;
4.4.2.2. Or in a group, in such a way that each lamp of the grouped, combined or reciprocally
incorporated lamps may be clearly identified (see three possible examples in Annex 2).
4.4.3. The size of the components of a single approval mark shall not be less than the minimum
size required for the smallest of the individual marks by a Regulation under which approval
has been granted.
4.4.4. An approval number shall be assigned to each type approved. The same Contracting Party
may not assign the same number to another type of grouped, combined or reciprocally
incorporated lamps covered by this Regulation.
4.5. The mark and symbol referred to in Paragraphs 4.3.1. and 4.3.2. shall be indelible and shall
be clearly legible even when the cornering lamp is mounted on the vehicle.
4.6. Annex 2 gives examples of approval marks for a single lamp (Figure 1) and for grouped,
combined or reciprocally incorporated lamps (Figure 2) with all the additional symbols
referred to above, in which the Letter "K" indicates a cornering lamp.

6. INTENSITY OF LIGHT EMITTED
6.1. The intensity of light emitted by each of two samples shall be not less than the minimum
intensity and not greater than the maximum intensity specified in Paragraphs 6.2. and 6.3.
The intensity shall be measured in relation to the axis of reference in the directions shown
below (expressed in degrees of angle with the axis of reference). Test points are given for a
lamp mounted on the left side of the vehicle, the L designations become R designations for
a lamp mounted on the right side of the vehicle.
6.2. For the left-hand device, the minimum intensity of the light at the specified measuring points
shall be as follows:
(1) 2.5D − 30L: 240 cd
(2) 2.5D − 45L: 400 cd
(3) 2.5D − 60L: 240 cd
The same values apply symmetrically for a right-hand device. (Shown in Annex 3)
6.3. The intensity of the light emitted in all directions shall not exceed 300 cd above the
horizontal plane, 600 cd on the 0.57D-L and R Line and 10,000 cd below this line.
6.4. In the areas of 10° above and below the horizontal and between 30 and 60° outward the
light intensity shall be at least 1.0 cd.
6.5. In the case of a single lamp containing more than one light source, the lamp shall comply
with the minimum intensity required when any one light source has failed and when all light
sources are illuminated the maximum intensities shall not be exceeded.
7. TEST PROCEDURE
7.1. All measurements shall be carried out with uncoloured standard filament lamps of the types
prescribed for the device, adjusted to produce the reference luminous flux prescribed for
those types of filament lamps, when not supplied by an electronic light source control gear.
7.2. All measurements on lamps equipped with non-replaceable light sources (filament lamps
and other) shall be made at 6.75 V, 13.5 V or 28.0 V respectively, when not supplied by an
electronic light source control gear.
7.3. In the case of a system that uses an electronic light source control gear being part of the
lamp , all measurements, photometric and colorimetric, shall be made applying at the input
terminals of the lamp a voltage of 6.75 V, 13.5 V or 28.0 V respectively.

10. PENALTIES FOR NON-CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION
10.1. The approval granted in respect of a type of cornering lamp pursuant to this Regulation may
be withdrawn if the foregoing requirements are not complied with or if a cornering lamp
bearing the mark referred to in Paragraphs 4.3.1. and 4.3.2. does not conform to the type
approved.
10.2. If a Contracting Party to the Agreement which applies this Regulation withdraws an approval
it has previously granted, it shall forthwith so notify the other Contracting Parties applying
this Regulation by means of a communication form conforming to the model in Annex 1 to
this Regulation.
11. PRODUCTION DEFINITELY DISCONTINUED
If the holder of the approval completely ceases to manufacture a type of cornering lamp
approved in accordance with this Regulation, he shall so inform the authority which granted
the approval. Upon receiving the relevant communication that authority shall inform thereof
the other Parties to the 1958 Agreement which apply this Regulation by means of a
communication form conforming to the model in Annex 1 to this Regulation.
12. NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF TECHNICAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR
CONDUCTING APPROVAL TESTS, AND OF ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
The Parties to the 1958 Agreement which apply this Regulation shall communicate to the
United Nations secretariat the names and addresses of the technical services responsible
for conducting approval tests and of the administrative departments which grant approval
and to which forms certifying approval or extension or refusal or withdrawal of approval,
issued in other countries or production definitely discontinued, are to be sent.

9. Concise description:
By category of lamp:
Number, category and kind of light source(s): ..............................................................................
Voltage and wattage: ........................................................................................................................
Light source module: ......................................................................................................... yes/no
Light source module specific identification code: .............................................................................
Application of an electronic light source control gear:
(a) Being part of the lamp yes/no
(b) Being not part of the lamp yes/no
Input voltage supplied by an electronic light source control gear: ....................................................
Electronic light source control gear manufacturer and identification number (when the light
source control gear is part of the lamp but is not included into the lamp body):
Geometric conditions of installation and relating variations, if any: ..................................................
10. Position of the approval mark: ..........................................................................................................
11. Reason(s) for extension (if applicable): ............................................................................................
12. Approval granted/extended/refused/withdrawn
13. Place: ................................................................................................................................................
14. Date: .................................................................................................................................................
15. Signature: ..........................................................................................................................................
16. The list of documents deposited with the Administrative Service which has granted approval is
annexed to this communication and may be obtained on request.

Figure 2
Simplified Marking for Grouped, Combined or Reciprocally Incorporated Lamps
(The vertical and horizontal lines schematize the shape of the light-signalling device.
These are not part of the approval mark.)
Model B
Model C
Model D

1. MEASUREMENT METHODS
ANNEX 3
PHOTOMETRIC MEASUREMENTS
1.1. When photometric measurements are taken, stray reflections shall be avoided by appropriate
masking.
1.2. In the event that the results of measurements are challenged, measurements shall be taken in
such a way as to meet the following requirements:
1.2.1. The distance of measurement shall be such that the law of the inverse of the square of the
distance is applicable;
1.2.2. The measuring equipment shall be such that the angle subtended by the receiver from the
reference centre of the light is between 10’ and 1°;
1.2.3. The intensity requirement for a particular direction of observation shall be satisfied if the
required intensity is obtained in a direction deviating by not more than one quarter of a degree
from the direction of observation.
2. MEASURING POINTS EXPRESSED IN DEGREES OF ANGLE WITH THE AXIS OF
REFERENCE

3.2. For Replaceable Filament Lamps:
When equipped with filament lamps at 6.75 V, 13.5 V or 28.0 V the luminous intensity values
produced shall be corrected. The correction factor is the ratio between the reference luminous
flux and the mean value of the luminous flux found at the voltage applied (6.75 V, 13.5 V or
28.0 V). The actual luminous fluxes of each filament lamp used shall not deviate more than
± 5% from the mean value. Alternatively a standard filament lamp may be used in turn, in each
of the individual positions, operated at its reference flux, the individual measurements in each
position being added together.
3.3. For any signalling lamp except those equipped with filament lamp(s), the luminous intensities,
measured after one minute and after 30 minutes of operation, shall comply with the minimum
and maximum requirements. The luminous intensity distribution after one minute of operation
can be calculated from the luminous intensity distribution after 30 minutes of operation by
applying at each test point the ratio of luminous intensities measured at HV after one minute
and after 30 minutes of operation.

ANNEX 5
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION CONTROL PROCEDURES
1. GENERAL
1.1. The conformity requirements shall be considered satisfied from a mechanical and geometric
standpoint, if the differences do not exceed inevitable manufacturing deviations within the
requirements of this Regulation.
1.2. With respect to photometric performances, the conformity of mass-produced lamps shall not be
contested if, when testing photometric performances of any lamp chosen at random and
equipped with a standard filament lamp, or when the lamps are equipped with non-replaceable
light sources (filament lamps or other), and when all measurements are made at 6.75 V, 13.5 V
or 28.0 V respectively:
1.2.1. No measured value deviates unfavourably by more than 20% from the values prescribed in this
Regulation.
1.2.2. If, in the case of a lamp equipped with a replaceable light source and if results of the test
described above do not meet the requirements, tests on lamps shall be repeated using another
standard filament lamp.
1.3. The chromaticity coordinates shall be complied with when the lamp is equipped with a standard
filament lamp, or for lamps equipped with non-replaceable light sources (filament lamps or
other), when the colorimetric characteristics are verified with the light source present in the
lamp.
2. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR VERIFICATION OF CONFORMITY BY THE
MANUFACTURER
For each type of lamp the holder of the approval mark shall carry out at least the following
tests, at appropriate intervals. The tests shall be carried out in accordance with the provisions
of this Regulation.
If any sampling shows non-conformity with regard to the type of test concerned, further
samples shall be taken and tested. The manufacturer shall take steps to ensure the conformity
of the production concerned.
2.1. Nature of Tests
Tests of conformity in this Regulation shall cover the photometric and colorimetric
characteristics.
2.2. Methods Used in Tests
2.2.1. Tests shall generally be carried out in accordance with the methods set out in this Regulation.
2.2.2. In any test of conformity carried out by the manufacturer, equivalent methods may be used with
the consent of the competent authority responsible for approval tests. The manufacturer is
responsible for proving that the applied methods are equivalent to those laid down in this
Regulation.

1. GENERAL
ANNEX 6
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SAMPLING BY AN INSPECTOR
1.1. The conformity requirements shall be considered satisfied from a mechanical and a
geometric standpoint, in accordance with the requirements of this Regulation, if any, if the
differences do not exceed inevitable manufacturing deviations.
1.2. With respect to photometric performance, the conformity of mass-produced lamps shall not
be contested if, when testing photometric performances of any lamp chosen at random and
equipped with a standard filament lamp, or when the lamps are equipped with
non-replaceable light sources (filament lamps or other), and when all measurements are
made at 6.75 V, 13.5 V or 28.0 V respectively:
1.2.1. No measured value deviates unfavourably by more than 20% from the values prescribed in
this Regulation.
1.2.2. If, in the case of a lamp equipped with a replaceable light source and if results of the test
described above do not meet the requirements, tests on lamps shall be repeated using
another standard filament lamp.
1.2.3. Lamps with apparent defects are disregarded.
1.3. The chromaticity coordinates shall be complied with when the lamp is equipped with a
standard filament lamp, or for lamps equipped with non-replaceable light sources (filament
lamps or other), when the colorimetric characteristics are verified with the light source
present in the lamp.
2. FIRST SAMPLING
In the first sampling four lamps are selected at random. The first sample of two is marked
A, the second sample of two is marked B.
2.1. The Conformity is not Contested
2.1.1. Following the sampling procedure shown in Figure 1 of this Annex the conformity of
mass-produced lamps shall not be contested if the deviation of the measured values of the
lamps in the unfavourable directions are:
2.1.1.1. Sample A
A1:
one lamp
0%
one lamp not more than
20%
A2:
both lamps more than
0%
but not more than
20%
go to sample B

B6:
in the case of A2
one lamp
0%
one lamp more than
30%
2.3.3. Or, if the conditions of Paragraph 1.2.2. for Samples A and B are not fulfilled.
3. REPEATED SAMPLING
In the cases of A3, B2, B3 a repeated sampling, third Sample C of two lamps and fourth
Sample D of two lamps, selected from stock manufactured after alignment, is necessary
within two months' time after the notification.
3.1. The Conformity is not Contested
3.1.1. Following the sampling procedure shown in Figure 1 of this Annex the conformity of
mass-produced lamps shall not be contested if the deviations of the measured values of the
lamps are:
3.1.1.1. Sample C
3.1.1.2. Sample D
C1:
one lamp
0%
one lamp not more than
20%
C2:
both lamps more than
0%
but not more than
20%
go to sample D
D1: in the case of C2
both lamps 0%
3.1.2. Or, if the conditions of Paragraph 1.2.2. for Sample C are fulfilled.
3.2. The Conformity is Contested
3.2.1. Following the sampling procedure shown in Figure 1 of this Annex the conformity of
mass-produced lamps shall be contested and the manufacturer requested to make his
production meet the requirements (alignment) if the deviations of the measured values of
the lamps are:
3.2.1.1. Sample D
D2:
in the case of C2
one lamp more than
0%
but not more than
20%
one lamp not more than
20%
3.2.1.2. Or, if the conditions of Paragraph 1.2.2. for Sample C are not fulfilled.

Figure 1
Cornering Lamps.