Regulation No. 43-01 Proposed Supplement 5

Name:Regulation No. 43-01 Proposed Supplement 5
Description:Safety Glazing. Proposed Supplement 5 to the 01 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 01 Series of Amendments to Regulation No. 43 (Safety Glazing).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2016-12-21
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:10
Vehicle Types:Agricultural Tractor, Bus, Car, Component, Heavy Truck, Light Truck, Motorcycle, Trailer
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Current)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/12
PROPOSAL FOR SUPPLEMENT 5 TO THE 01 SERIES OF
AMENDMENTS TO
REGULATION NO. 43
(SAFETY GLAZING)
ADOPTED AT THE 171 SESSION – MARCH 2017
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: OCTOBER 10, 2017

The table below shows the type of samples subject to testing, in accordance with the
dimensions of the glazing to be assessed.
Type of window
Small window
Other than
small window
Characteristic of
window
Diameter D of the
circle capable of
being scribed: D
<150mm and area of
less than 200cm
Diameter D of the
circle capable of
being scribed: D
<400mm and area of
at least 200cm
Diameter D of the
circle capable of
being scribed:
400mm Dimensions of flat
sample
1,170mm × 570mm
(material type testing
and standard support
frame)
1,170mm × 570mm
(material type testing
and standard support
frame)
No test
Alternative
Other part of same material, production procedure,
thickness, colour with dimensions bigger than
those of the original part, into which a 400mm
diameter circle can be scribed, and with a
developed surface area of less than 1,170mm ×
570mm (part type approval for the original part )
Real part (submitted for approval) (part type
approval and dedicated support frame)
"
Paragraphs 4.3.2. and 4.3.3., amend to read:
"4.3.2. For forward facing glazing situated forward of an occupant like partitions and separating
windows which have impact probability (classification VIII/A) the drop height shall be 3m.
The HIC value shall also be measured.
4.3.3. For glazing like side windows, back windows and sunroofs which have reduced impact
possibilities (classification VIII/B) the drop height shall be 1.5m. The HIC value shall also be
measured."
Paragraph 4.4.3., amend to read:
"4.4.3. A set of test pieces submitted for approval shall be considered satisfactory from the point of
view of the headform test if all tests give satisfactory results."
Paragraphs 4.4.3.1. and 4.4.3.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 5.1., amend to read:
"5.1. Indices of difficulty of the secondary characteristics:
(1) Without conductors, obscuration(s) or heating elements;
(2) With conductors, obscuration(s) or heating elements."

Paragraphs 6.3.3.2.1. and 6.3.3.2.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 6.4.2., amend to read:
"6.4.2. Ten flat square test pieces of 300mm side or ten original parts shall be subjected to testing."
Paragraph 7.1., amend to read:
"7.1. Interpretation of Results
A set of four samples shall be considered as satisfactory if all samples give satisfactory
results."
Paragraphs 7.1.1. and 7.1.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 8.2.1., amend to read:
"8.2.1. For the purpose of approval a set of samples will be considered satisfactory if all samples
give satisfactory results."
Paragraphs 8.2.1.1. and 8.2.1.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraphs 9.1. to 9.2.2., amend to read:
"9.1. Immersion Test
9.1.1. Indices of Difficulty and Test Method
The requirements of Annex 3, Paragraph 11.2.1., shall apply.
9.1.2. Interpretation of Results
A set of four samples for each chemical shall be tested; for each chemical, in case of
glazing of Class L, one of these samples shall be cross-cut according to Paragraph 13. of
Annex 3.
Three samples out of four, among which the cross-cut sample mentioned above when
applicable, shall give satisfactory results for each chemical.
9.2. Test Under Load
9.2.1. Indices of Difficulty and Test Method
The requirements of Annex 3, Paragraph 11.2.4. shall apply.
9.2.2. Interpretation of Results
A set of four samples, not being the ones mentioned in Paragraph 9.1. above, for each
chemical shall be tested.
Three samples out of four shall give satisfactory results for each chemical."

Paragraphs 8.2.1. and 8.2.2., shall be deleted.
Annex 16
Paragraph 1., replace "following principal or secondary characteristics" by "following principal
characteristics".
Paragraph 1.1.4., replace "The thickness" by "The nominal thickness".
Paragraph 1.2.1., amend to read:
"1.2.1. The incorporation or otherwise of opaque obscuration."
Paragraph 2.3., amend to read:
"2.3. The nominal …. by the equation:
Thickness tolerance limits (mm) = ± (0.4mm+ 0.1e)
where e is the sheet nominal thickness in millimetres.
Reference standard is ISO 7823-1:2003.
NB: Where … of the unit."
Paragraph 4.2., amend to read (inserting a table including also a new note :
"4.2. Number of Test Pieces
Six flat test pieces (1,170mm × 570mm +0/-2mm) or six complete parts shall be subjected to
testing.
The table below shows the type of samples subject to testing, in accordance with the
dimensions of the glazing to be assessed.
Type of
window
Small
window
Other
than
small
window
Characteristic of window
Diameter D of the circle
capable of being scribed:
D <150mm and area of
less than 200cm
Diameter D of the circle
capable of being scribed:
D <400mm and area of
at least 200cm
Diameter D of the circle
capable of being scribed:
400mm Dimensions of flat
sample
1,170mm × 570mm
(material type testing and
standard support frame)
1,170mm × 570mm
(material type testing and
standard support frame)
No test
Alternative
Other part of same material, production
procedure, thickness, colour with dimensions
bigger than those of the original part, into
which a 400mm diameter circle can be
scribed, and with a developed surface area of
less than 1,170mm × 570mm (part type
approval for the original part )
Real part (submitted for approval) (part type
approval and dedicated support frame)
"

Paragraphs 6.1.3.1. and 6.1.3.2., replace "total light scatter" by "increase of haze" (twice).
Insert a new Paragraph 6.1.3.3., to read:
"6.1.3.3. In the case of glazing of Class L, for the abrasion on the outer surface of the test sample,
either the abrasion test according to Annex 3, Paragraph 4. or as an equivalent alternative
the package of sand drop test, car-wash test and wiper test shall apply as described in
Annex 17, Paragraphs 6.1.2., 6.1.3. and 6.1.4."
Paragraph 6.1.3.3. (former), renumber as Paragraph 6.1.3.4.
Paragraph 6.1.4., amend to read:
"6.1.4. A set of samples for approval shall be considered satisfactory if all samples meet the
requirements."
Paragraph 6.2.4., amend to read:
"6.2.4. A set of test pieces submitted for approval shall be considered satisfactory from the point of
view of the resistance to simulated weathering if all test pieces give satisfactory results."
Paragraphs 6.2.4.1. and 6.2.4.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 6.3.3.2., amend to read:
"6.3.3.2. The test piece shall be considered satisfactory from the point of view of approval if the test
gives satisfactory results."
Paragraphs 6.3.3.2.1. and 6.3.3.2.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 6.4.2., amend to read:
"6.4.2. Ten square pieces or test windows of 300 × 300mm side or ten original parts shall be
subjected to testing."
Paragraph 7.1., amend to read:
"7.1. Interpretation of Results
A set of four samples shall be considered as satisfactory if all samples give satisfactory
results."
Paragraphs 7.1.1. and 7.1.2., shall be deleted.
Paragraph 8.2.1., amend to read:
"8.2.1. For the purpose of approval a set of samples will be considered satisfactory if all samples
give satisfactory results."
Paragraphs 8.2.1.1. and 8.2.1.2., shall be deleted.

Safety Glazing. Proposed Supplement 5  to the 01 Series.