Regulation No. 129-01 Proposal

Name:Regulation No. 129-01 Proposal
Description:Approval of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems (ECRS). Proposal for the 01 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for the 01 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 129 (Enhanced Child Restraint Systems (ECRS))
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2016-04-11
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:43
Information:Published as Regulation No. 129-01
Vehicle Types:Bus, Car, Component
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Historical)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/38
PROPOSAL FOR THE 01 SERIES OF AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 129
(ENHANCED CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS (ECRS))
ADOPTED AT THE 169 SESSION – JUNE 2016
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: FEBRUARY 9, 2017

Paragraph 2.8., amend to read:
"2.8. "Size" indicates the stature of the child.
2.8.1. "Size range" is a range for which the Enhanced Child Restraint System has been
designed and approved.
2.8.2. Enhanced Child Restraint Systems may cover any size range provided that all
requirements of this Regulation are fulfilled."
Paragraph 2.17., amend to read:
"2.17. "Vehicle Seat Fixture"
2.17.1. "ISOFIX Vehicle seat fixture" means a fixture, according to ISOFIX size classes whose
dimensions are given in Figures 1 to 7 of Appendix 2 to Annex 17 to Regulation No. 16,
used by an Enhanced Child Restraint System manufacturer to determine the appropriate
dimensions of an ISOFIX Enhanced Child Restraint System and the location of its
ISOFIX attachments."
Paragraph 2.21., amend to read:
"2.21. "ECRS Belt" means an Enhanced Child Restraint System comprising a combination of
straps with a securing buckle, adjusting devices and attachments."
Paragraph 2.22., amend to read:
"2.22. "Harness belt" means an ECRS belt assembly comprising a lap strap, shoulder
restraints and a crotch strap."
Paragraph 2.23., amend to read:
"2.23. "Y-shaped belt" means an ECRS belt where the combination of straps is formed by a
strap to be guided between the child's legs and a strap for each shoulder."
Paragraph 2.30., amend to read:
"2.30. "Lap strap" means a strap which, either in the form of a complete ECRS belt or in the
form of a component of such an ECRS belt passes across the front of, and restrains,
directly or not, the child's pelvis."
Paragraph 2.31., amend to read:
"2.31. "Shoulder strap" means that part of an ECRS belt which restrains the child's upper
torso."
Paragraph 2.32., amend to read:
"2.32. "Crotch strap" means a … it is designed to prevent the child sliding under the lap strap
in normal use and prevent the lap strap moving up off the pelvis in an impact."

Paragraph 3.2.2., amend to read:
"3.2.2. The applicant shall indicate the kind of application:
(a)
(b)
Application for an i-Size Enhanced Child Restraint Systems; or
Application for a Specific vehicle ISOFIX;
(c) Or any combination of (a), and (b) as long as they fulfil Paragraph 5.4.2.2."
Paragraph 3.2.3., amend to read:
"3.2.3. For Enhanced Child Restraint Systems … combination of the Enhanced Child Restraint
System and the car or the ISOFIX seating position and the relevant car environment for
which the manufacturer has requested a Specific vehicle approval. This documentation
needs to indicate:
(a)
(b)
The available area around the Enhanced Child Restraint System when installed on
the vehicle seating position. In particular it shall include parts which might interfere
with the Enhanced Child Restraint System during an impact;
All relevant vehicle parts which might influence the (rotational) movement of the
Enhanced Child Restraint System during an impact, due to their strength or
stiffness."
Paragraph 3.2.7., amend to read:
"3.2.7. In case of a specific vehicle application when tests are performed in a vehicle body shell,
a body of the vehicle, including adult seats and the relevant parts of the car environment
shall be available."
Paragraphs 4.1. to 4.3., amend to read;
"4.1. The samples of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems, including all modules submitted for
approval in conformity with the provisions of Paragraphs 3.2.4. and 3.2.5. above shall be
clearly and indelibly marked with the manufacturer's name, initials or trade mark."
4.2. The Enhanced Child Restraint System, including all modules, except the strap(s) or
harness, shall be marked clearly and indelibly with the year of production.”
4.3. The orientation of the Enhanced Child Restraint System relative to the vehicle. The size
range(s) of the Enhanced Child Restraint System in centimetres and the maximum
occupant mass allowed for the Integral Enhanced Child Restraint System in kilograms
shall be clearly indicated on the product part hosting the child.
The marking defined in this paragraph shall be visible with the Enhanced Child Restraint
System in the vehicle, with the child in the Enhanced Child Restraint System."

The ISO ISOFIX logo followed by the letter(s) that is/are appropriate for the ISOFIX size
class(es) into which the product fits. As a minimum, a symbol consisting of a circle with a
diameter of minimum 13mm and containing a pictogram, the pictogram shall contrast
with the background of the circle. The pictogram shall be clearly visible either by means
of contrast colours or by adequate relief if it is moulded or embossed.
B, C and F
The Specific vehicle ISOFIX Enhanced Child Restraint System shall have a permanently
attached label visible to the person installing the Enhanced Child Restraint System in the
car, containing the following information:
Specific Vehicle ISOFIX "
Insert new Paragraphs 4.6.3. and 4.6.4., to read;
"4.6.3. An international approval mark as defined in Paragraph 5.4.1. In case the ECRS
containing module(s) this marking shall be permanently attached to the part of the ECRS
which includes the ISOFIX connectors.
4.6.4. An international module mark as defined in Paragraph 5.4.3. In case the ECRS
containing module(s) this marking shall be permanently attached to the module part of
the ECRS."
Paragraph 4.8.(former), renumber as paragraph 4.7.
Paragraph 5.2., amend to read:
"5.2. An approval number shall be assigned to each type approved. Its first two digits (at
present 01 corresponding to the 01 series of amendments) shall indicate the series of
amendments incorporating the most recent major technical amendments made to the
Regulation at the time of issue of the approval. The same Contracting Party shall not
assign the same number to another type of Enhanced Child Restraint System covered
by this Regulation.
A type of Enhanced Child Restraint System approved according to this Regulation shall
not bear another approval mark according to Regulation No. 44 (Child Restraint
Systems)."
Paragraph 5.4.1.1., the reference to footnote 1 and footnote 1, renumber as footnote 2

Paragraph 6.1.3., renumber as Paragraph 6.1.2.3. and amend to read :
"6.1.2.3 For children under the age of 15 months only lateral facing or rearward facing Child
Restraint System shall be used.
That means :
(a) A rearward facing Enhanced Child Restraint System designed for children up to 15
months of age shall accommodate a child with a stature up to 83cm as a
minimum;
(b)
(c)
A forward facing Enhanced Child Restraint System shall not be designed to
accommodate a stature below 76cm;
A convertible seat in its rearward facing configuration shall be able to
accommodate a child with a stature up to 83cm. This shall not preclude a child
stature greater than 83cm.
The use of rearward facing Enhanced Child Restraint System may be applied to any age
of child."
Paragraph 6.2.1.2., amend to read:
"6.2.1.2. The Enhanced Child Restraint System shall be such that the child may be easily and
readily restrained or removed. In the case of an Enhanced Child Restraint System in
which the child is restrained by means of a harness belt or a Y-shaped belt without a
retractor each shoulder restraint and lap strap shall be capable of movement relative to
each other during the procedure prescribed in Paragraph 6.7.1.4. below; in these cases
the Enhanced Child Restraint System belt assembly may be designed with two or more
connecting parts.
For Special Needs Restraints it is recognized that the additional restraining devices will
restrict the speed by which a child can be restrained and removed. However, the
additional devices shall be designed to release quickly so far as possible;"
Paragraph 6.2.1.4., amend to read:
"6.2.1.4. To prevent submarining, either by impact or through restlessness, a crotch strap shall be
required on all integral forward-facing restraints incorporating an integral harness belt
system."
Paragraph 6.2.1.5., amend to read:
"6.2.1.5. All restraint devices utilizing a lap strap shall positively guide the lap strap to ensure that
the loads transmitted by the lap strap are transmitted through the pelvis. The assembly
shall not subject weak parts of the child’s body (abdomen, crotch, etc.) to excessive
stresses.
Moreover, the design shall be such that compression loads shall not be imposed on the
crown of the child’s head in the event of a collision;"

Paragraph 6.3.2.2., amend to read:
"6.3.2.2. External Dimensions
The Universal Integral Class Enhanced Child Restraint Systems shall be adjusted to the
largest size of its declared stature range (height, depth and width dimensions as defined
in Annex 18). The Enhanced Child Restraint System may be adjusted to other inclined
positions (less or more reclined) that are outside the Vehicle Seat Fixture’s height; in this
case, the child restraint manufacturer’s user manual shall clearly indicate that when used
in one of these configurations, the Enhanced Child Restraint System may not fit in all
vehicles approved for a Universal fixture."
6.3.2.2.1. Integral Class Enhanced Child Restraint Systems
The maximum dimensions for width, height and depth of the Enhanced Child Restraint
System and the locations of the ISOFIX anchorages system with which its attachments
shall engage, shall be defined by the ISOFIX Vehicle Seat Fixture as defined in
Paragraph 2.17.1. of this Regulation.
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
i-Size Forward facing Enhanced Child Restraint Systems shall fit within the
ISO/F2x size envelope for a reduced-height forward-facing toddler CRS ISOFIX
SIZE CLASS B1;
i-Size Rearward facing Enhanced Child Restraint Systems shall fit within the
ISO/R2 size envelope for a reduced-size rearward-facing toddler CRS ISOFIX
SIZE CLASS D;
Specific vehicle ISOFIX Enhanced Child Restraint Systems shall fit in vehicle(s)
specified in a list or
Shall fit at least in one of ISO (R1, R2, R3, F2, F2X, F3, L1, L2) size envelope as
described in Annex 17 Appendix 2 of Regulation No. 16."
Paragraph 6.3.5., the reference to footnote 2 and footnote 2, renumber as footnote 3
Paragraph 6.3.5.1., amend to read:
"6.3.5.1. Support-leg and Support-leg Foot Geometrical Requirements

(c)
In height by a plane parallel to the X'-Y' plane, positioned at a distance of 70mm
above the origin and measured perpendicular to the X'-Y' plane.
Rigid, … volume."

6.6.4.1.2. Enhanced Child Restraint Systems of the specific vehicle categories shall be assessed
for fit with each vehicle model for which the Enhanced Child Restraint System is
intended. The Technical Service responsible for conducting the test may reduce the
number of vehicle configurations tested if they do not differ greatly in the aspects listed in
Paragraph 6.6.4.1.2.3. of this Regulation. This Enhanced Child Restraint System shall be
dynamically tested in one of the following ways:
6.6.4.1.2.1. Enhanced Child Restraint Systems according to Paragraph 2.7. and in conformity with
Paragraph 6.3. of this Regulation and which fit in at least an envelope defined in
Regulation No. 16, Annex 17, Appendix 2, on the test bench prescribed in Annex 6 and
in conformity with Paragraph 7.1.3.1. of this Regulation or in a vehicle body shell in
conformity with Paragraph 7.1.3.2. of this Regulation.
6.6.4.1.2.2. For Enhanced Child Restraint Systems which are in conformity with Paragraph 6.3. of
this Regulation (for example ECRS using no anti-rotation device or using additional
anchorages) or do not fit in any envelope defined in Regulation No. 16, Annex 17,
Appendix 2 on the test trolley in a vehicle body shell in conformity with
Paragraph 7.1.3.2. or in a complete vehicle in conformity with Paragraph 7.1.3.3. of this
Regulation.
6.6.4.1.2.3. Using sufficient parts of the vehicle body shell to be representative of the vehicle
structure and impact surfaces. If the Enhanced Child Restraint System is intended for
use in the rear seat, these shall include the back of the front seat, the rear seat, the floor
pan, the B and C pillars and the roof. If the Enhanced Child Restraint System is intended
for use in the front seat, the parts shall include the dashboard, the A pillars, the
windscreen, any levers or knobs installed in the floor or on a console, the front seat, the
floor pan and the roof. The Technical Service responsible for conducting the test may
permit items to be excluded if they are found to be superfluous. Testing shall be as
prescribed in Paragraph 7.1.3.2. of this Regulation, except for lateral impact.
6.6.4.1.3. The dynamic test shall be performed on Child Restraint Systems which have not
previously been under load.
6.6.4.1.4. If an "Specific vehicle ISOFIX" Enhanced Child Restraint System is installed in the area
behind the rearmost forward facing adult seat positions (for example, the luggage area),
one test with the largest dummy/dummies, as allowed by the Enhanced Child Restraint
System, on a complete vehicle as prescribed in Paragraph 7.1.3.3. of this Regulation
shall be performed. The other tests, including the conformity of production, may be done
as prescribed in Paragraph 7.1.3.2. of this Regulation, at the request of the
manufacturer."
Paragraphs 6.6.4.1.6. to 6.6.4.1.6.2., amend to read:
"6.6.4.1.6. In the case of an Enhanced Child Restraint System making use of an anti-rotation device
and / or a shoulder strap positioner, the dynamic test shall be carried out as follows:
6.6.4.1.6.1. With the anti-rotation device and with the shoulder strap positioner in use, and
6.6.4.1.6.2. Without the anti-rotation device and without the shoulder strap positioner in use, unless a
mechanism is provided to prevent incorrect use of the anti-rotation device and / or the
shoulder strap positioner."

Paragraph 6.6.4.5., amend to read:
"6.6.4.5. Dummy criteria for lateral impact for forward, lateral and rearward facing Enhanced Child
Restraint System."
Paragraph 6.6.4.5.1., amend to read:
"6.6.4.5.1. Main Injury Assessment Criterion – Head Containment

(b) Head shall not exceed … Appendix 3, Figure 1."
Paragraph 6.6.4.5.2., amend to read:
"6.6.4.5.2. Additional Injury Assessment Criteria for Lateral Impact
Criterion Abbreviation Unit Q0 Q1 Q1.5 Q3 Q6 Q10
Head performance
criterion
Head acceleration
3ms
Upper neck tension
force
Upper neck flexion
moment
HPC (15) 600 600 600 800 800
A head 3 ms g 75 75 75 80 80
Fz N For monitoring purpose only
Mx Nm For monitoring purpose only
For monitoring
purpose only
"
Paragraph 6.7.1.4. amend to read:
"6.7.1.4. It shall be possible to release the child from the restraint by a single operation on a single
buckle after release of the shoulder strap positioner, if any. It is allowed to remove the
child together with devices such as infant carrier/carry-cot/carry-cot restraints if the
Enhanced Child Restraint System can be released by operation of a maximum of two
release buttons."
Paragraph 6.7.2.7., amend to read:
"6.7.2.7. An adjuster mounted directly on the Enhanced Child Restraint System shall be capable
of withstanding repeated operation and shall, before the dynamic test prescribed in
Paragraph 7.1.3. undergo a test comprising 5,000 ± 5 cycles as specified in
Paragraph 7.2.6."
Paragraph 6.7.3.1.2., amend to read:
"6.7.3.1.2. If the retractor is part of a lap strap, the retracting force … are effected."

Paragraph 7.1.3.1.2.1., amend to read:
"7.1.3.1.2.1. The test bench shall be rotated 180° when testing its compliance with the requirements
of the rear impact test."
Paragraph 7.1.3.1.3.2., amend to read:
"7.1.3.1.3.2. The lower ISOFIX anchorages should be movable in the Y direction to avoid damage to
the attachments and test equipment. The ISOFIX anchorages shall be fixed to a sliding
system allowing a movement of 200mm -0mm +50mm. When measured with a
dynamometer at a rate of 600-1,200mm/min positioned in a plane parallel the sliding
surface and aligned to the central axis of the sliding surface, the force required to move
the sliding system (both anchorages together) throughout its entire range, shall not
exceed 100N. This verification shall be performed every 50 tests or every 6 months
whichever occurs first.
"
Paragraph 7.1.3.1.3.5., shall be deleted
Paragraph 7.1.3.1.3.6., renumber as Paragraph 7.1.3.1.3.5.
Paragraph 7.1.3.4., amend to read:
"7.1.3.4. The conditions for dynamic test are summarized in Table 6:
Table 6
…"
Paragraphs 7.1.3.5.2. and 7.1.3.5.2.1., amend to read:
"7.1.3.5.2. Installation for Frontal, Rear and Lateral Impacts.

The arms of the dummy shall be positioned symmetrically. Elbows shall be positioned in
such a way that the upper arms are closely aligned with the sternum.
Hands shall be positioned on the thighs.
Legs shall be positioned parallel to one another or at least symmetrically.
For lateral impact, positive measures shall be taken to ensure the stability of the dummy
is maintained until t0 and this shall be confirmed using video analysis. Any means used
to stabilise the dummy before t0 shall not influence the dummy kinematics after t0.
Because the foam of the test bench seat cushion will compress after installation of the
Enhanced Child Restraint System, the dynamic test shall be conducted no more than
10min after installation.
To allow the test bench seat cushion to recover, the minimum period between two tests
using the same test bench seat cushion shall be 20min.
Example for arm alignment:
Arms are aligned with sternum Arms are not aligned with sternum
"

Paragraph 7.2.6., amend to read:
"7.2.6. Conditioning Test for Adjusters Mounted Directly on a Child Restraint
Install the largest dummy for which the restraint is intended, as if for the dynamic test,
including the standard slack as specified in Paragraph 7.1.3.5. above. Mark a reference
line on the webbing where the free end of the webbing enters the adjuster.
Remove the dummy and place the restraint in the conditioning rig shown in Figure 1,
Annex 15.
…."
Paragraph 7.5., amend to read:
"7.5. The measuring procedures shall correspond to those defined in the latest version of ISO
6487. The channel frequency class shall be:
Paragraph 8.1., amend to read:
Table 9
Type of measurement CFC(F ) Cut-off frequency (F )
Trolley acceleration 60 see ISO 6487Annex A
Belt loads 60 see ISO 6487Annex A
Chest acceleration 180 see ISO 6487Annex A
Head acceleration 1,000 1,650Hz
Upper neck force 1,000
Upper neck moment 600
Chest deflection 600
Abdominal pressure 180
The sampling rate … per second per channel)."
"8.1. The test report shall record the results of all tests and measurements including the
following test data:

(h)
The following dummy criteria: HIC, Head Acceleration 3 ms, Upper Neck Tension
Force, Upper Neck Moment, Thorax Chest Deflection; Abdominal Pressure (in
frontal impact)."

Paragraphs 14.2.2. amend to read:
"14.2.2. For Specific vehicle category Enhanced Child Restraint Systems information on the
applicable vehicle shall be clearly visible at the point of sale without removing the
Enhanced Child Restraint System from its packing;"
Paragraph 14.2.8. amend to read:
"14.2.8. For "Special Needs Restraints" Enhanced Child Restraint Systems the following
information shall be clearly visible at the point of sale without removing the Enhanced
Child Restraint System from its packing:
This "Special Needs Restraint" is designed to give extra support to children who
have difficulty in sitting correctly in conventional seats. Always consult your doctor
to make sure that this restraint system is suitable for your child.
"
Paragraph 14.3.1., amend to read:
"14.3.1. The "Size range" and for integral Enhanced Child Restraint System the maximum
occupant mass for which the device is intended:"
Insert new Paragraphs 16. to 16.4., to read:
"16. TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
16.1. As from the official date of entry into force of the 01 series of amendments, no
Contracting Party applying this Regulation shall refuse to grant ECE approval under this
Regulation as amended by the 01 series of amendments.
16.2. As from September 1, 2018, Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall grant
approvals only if the Enhanced Child Restraint System type to be approved meets the
requirements of this Regulation as amended by the 01 series of amendments.
16.3. Until September 1, 2018, Contracting Parties applying this Regulation can continue to
grant type approvals to Enhanced Child Restraint Systems which comply with the
requirements of this Regulation as in its original version.
16.4. Until September 1, 2020, Contracting Parties applying this Regulation shall not refuse to
grant extensions of approval to the original version of this Regulation."
Annex 1, Item 1.2. amend to read:
"1.2. Integral/Non integral; "

ARRANGEMENTS OF THE APPROVAL MARK IN COMBINATION
WITH A MODULE MARK
The Enhanced Child Restraint System bearing the above approval mark is a device, including module(s),
capable of being fitted in any i-size compatible vehicle seating position. It is approved in France (E 2)
under the number 012439. The approval number indicates that the approval was granted in accordance
with the requirements of the Regulation concerning the approval of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems
used on board of motor vehicles as amended by the 01 series of amendments. In addition the name of
the regulation has to be identified on the approval mark followed by the series of amendment according
to which the approval has been granted.
The Enhanced Child Restraint System bearing the above approval mark is a device, including module(s),
not capable of being fitted in every vehicle. It is approved in France (E 2) under the number 012450. The
approval number indicates that the approval was granted in accordance with the requirements of the
Regulation concerning the approval of Specific vehicle ISOFIX Enhanced Child Restraint Systems used
on-board of motor vehicles as amended by the 01 series of amendments. In addition the name of the
regulation has to be identified on the approval mark followed by the series of amendment according to
which the approval has been granted.

Appendix 1, shall be deleted
Insert a new Appendix 1, to read:
"ANNEX 6 - APPENDIX 1
Figure 1
Dimensions in mm of the Seat and the Seat Cushions

Appendix 2, amend to read:
"ANNEX 6 - APPENDIX 2
ARRANGEMENT AND USE OF ANCHORAGES ON THE TEST TROLLEY
1. The anchorages shall be positioned as shown in the figure below.
2. Enhanced Child Restraint Systems in the i-Size universal, specific and restricted
categories shall use the following anchorage points: H1 and H2.
3. For testing of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems with top tether, the anchorage G1 or
G2 shall be used.
4. In the case of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems utilising a support-leg, the Technical
Service shall select the anchorages to be used according to Paragraph 3. above and
with the support-leg adjusted as specified in Paragraph 7.1.3.6.3. of this Regulation.
5. The structure carrying the anchorages shall be rigid. The upper anchorages shall not be
displaced by more than 0.2mm in the longitudinal direction when a load of 980N is
applied to them in that direction. The trolley shall be so constructed that no permanent
deformation shall occur in the parts bearing the anchorages during the test.
Figure 1
Top View – Bench with ISOFIX Anchorages (Tolerance General: ±2 mm)

Figure 1
Door Panel Geometry and Position at T0 – Top view
Figure 2
Door panel geometry – Side view (Tolerance general: ±2mm and ±1°)

2.3. Performance Criteria for the Padding Material
The time of first contact between sample material and head form (t0) is 0 ms.
The impactor acceleration shall not exceed 58g.
Figure 4
Corridor for the Padding Material
Key
1 - Upper limit of 58g
2 - Lower limit for the maximum peak at 53 g (11 to 12ms)
3 - Upper limit for the decline of acceleration (15g at 20.5ms to 10 g at 21.5ms)
4 - Lower limit for the decline of acceleration (10g at 20ms to 7 g at 21ms)
2.4. Example of Material Meeting the Test Requirements:
Rubber cell foam Polychloropren CR4271 measuring 35 mm in thickness attached to the
door panel structure to which shall then be attached a subsequent layer of Styrodur
C2500 20 mm in thickness. The Styrodur needs to be replaced after each test."

Dimensions in mm
Figure 2
Stopping Device Olive-shaped Knob
Dimensions in mm
Figure 3
Stopping Device Olive-shaped Knob

Annex 7,
Appendix 1, the figure, amend to read: r
"
"
Appendix 2, the figure, amend to read: r
"
Appendix 4, shall be deleted
"

Table 2 and the notes, amend to read:
"Table 2
Q-dummy Dimensions

Annex 12, Paragraph 2.3.1., amend to read:
"2.3.1. For Specific vehicle ECRS devices, the following test frequencies shall apply once every
eight weeks:…"
Annex 14, Paragraph 1, amend to read:
"1. Place the device on the test bench described in Annex 6. Reclinable devices shall be set
in the most upright position. Place the smallest manikin in the device in accordance with
the manufacturer’s instructions. Mark a point "A" on the backrest on the same horizontal
level as the shoulder of the smallest manikin at a point 2 cm inside the outer edge of the
arm. All internal surfaces above the horizontal plane passing through point A, shall be
tested in accordance with Annex 13. This area shall include the backrest and side wings,
including the inner edges (zone of radius) of the side wings. In the case of carrycot
devices where a symmetrical installation of the dummy is not possible according to the
device and manufacturer instructions, the area complying with Annex 13 shall be all
internal surfaces above a point "A", as previously defined, in the head direction, when
measured with this dummy in the carrycot in its worst position consistent with the
manufacturer instructions and the carrycot positioned on the test bench.
If a symmetrical installation of the dummy in the carrycot may be possible, the whole
inner area shall comply with Annex 13."
Annex 17, Paragraph 1.2.4., amend to read:
"1.2.4. Values of HPC for which the time interval (t1 - t2) is greater than 15ms are ignored for
the purposes of calculating the maximum value."
Annex 18, amend to read:
"ANNEX 18
GEOMETRICAL DIMENSIONS OF ENHANCED CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
1. FIGURE 1

All dimensions in mm
Annex 22, insert a new Paragraph 2.5., to read:
Figure 2
Side and Front View of the Measuring Device
"2.5. For Infant carrier module the following label shall be clearly visible on the exterior of the
packing:
Notice
This is an Enhanced Infant Carrier Module to be used in combination with i-size
product approved according to Regulation No. 129, for use in, "i-Size compatible"
vehicle seating positions as indicated by vehicle manufacturers in the vehicle
user’s manual. This module could also be used as a stand-alone infant carrier
according to the instructions of the Enhanced Child Restraint System
manufacturer.
If in doubt, consult either the manufacturer or the retailer of the Enhanced Child
Restraint System.
"
Approval of Enhanced Child Restraint Systems (ECRS). Proposal for the 01 Series.