Regulation No. 4-00 Proposed Supplement 18

Name:Regulation No. 4-00 Proposed Supplement 18
Description:Illumination of Rear Registration Plates. Proposed Supplement 18 to the 00 Series.
Official Title:Proposal for Supplement 18 to the 00 Series of Amendments to Regulation No.4 (Illumination of Rear Registration Plates).
Country:ECE - United Nations
Date of Issue:2016-12-16
Amendment Level:Original
Number of Pages:6
Vehicle Types:Agricultural Tractor, Bus, Car, Component, Heavy Truck, Light Truck, Trailer
Subject Categories:Drafts and Proposals (Current)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/20
PROPOSAL FOR SUPPLEMENT 18 TO THE ORIGINAL VERSION OF
REGULATION NO. 4
(ILLUMINATION OF REAR REGISTRATION PLATES)
ADOPTED AT THE 171 SESSION – MARCH 2017
PROVISIONAL DATE OF ENTRY INTO FORCE: OCTOBER 10, 2017

Paragraph 5., amend to read:
"5. General Specifications
5.1. …"
The requirements contained in Sections 5. "General Specifications" and 6. "Individual
Specifications" and in the Annexes referenced in the said sections of Regulations Nos. 48,
53, 74 or 86, and their series of amendments in force at the time of application for the
device type approval shall apply to this Regulation.
The requirements pertinent to each device and to the category/ies of vehicle on which the
device is intended to be installed shall be applied, where its verification at the moment of
device type approval is feasible.
Each device shall satisfy the provisions of Paragraph 9 .
Insert a new Paragraph 5.7., to read:
"5.7. In the case of non-replaceable filament lamp(s) or light source module(s) equipped with
non-replaceable filament lamp(s), the applicant shall Annex to the type approval
documentation a report (by the light source manufacturer indicated in the type approval
documentation), acceptable to the Authority responsible for type approval, that
demonstrates compliance of these non-replaceable filament lamp(s) with the requirements
as specified in Paragraph 4.11. of IEC 60809, Edition 3."
Paragraph 10.1., amend to read:
"10.1. Devices for the illumination of rear registration plates (henceforth called devices) shall be so
manufactured as to conform to the type approved under this Regulation. If there is more
than one device necessary for meeting the requirements of this Regulation, then in the
following text a device means a set of devices.
The compliance with the requirements set forth in Paragraphs 5., 6. and 9. above shall be
verified as follows:"
Paragraph 10.2. (former), renumber as Paragraph 10.1.1.
Paragraph 10.3. (former), renumber as Paragraph 10.1.2.
Paragraph 10.4. (former), renumber as Paragraph 10.2.
Insert a new Paragraph 10.3., to read:
"10.3. In the case of non-replaceable filament lamp(s) or light source module(s) equipped with
non-replaceable filament lamps, a report (by the light source manufacturer indicated in the
type approval documentation) shall demonstrate compliance of these non-replaceable
filament lamp(s) with lifetime requirements and, in the case of colour coated filament lamps,
also with colour endurance requirements, as specified in Paragraph 4.11. of IEC 60809,
Edition 3."

2. First Sampling
In the first sampling four devices are selected at random. The first sample of two is marked
A, the second sample of two is marked B.
2.1. The conformity of mass-produced devices shall not be contested if the deviation of any
specimen of samples A and B (all four devices) is not more than 20%.
In the case, that the deviation of both devices of sample A is not more than 0%, the
measurement can be closed.
2.2. The conformity of mass-produced devices shall be contested if the deviation of at least one
specimen of sample A or B is more than 20%.
The manufacturer shall be requested to bring his production in line with the requirements
(alignment) and a repeated sampling according to Paragraph 3. below shall be carried out
within two months' time after the notification. The samples A and B shall be retained by the
Technical Service until the entire CoP process is finished.
3. First Repeated Sample
A sample of four devices is selected at random from stock manufactured after alignment.
The first sample of two is marked C, the second sample of two is marked D.
3.1. The conformity of mass-produced devices shall not be contested if the deviation of any
specimen of samples C and D (all four devices) is not more than 20%.
In the case, that the deviation of both devices of sample C is not more than 0%, the
measurement can be closed.
3.2. The conformity of mass-produced devices shall be contested if the deviation of at least
3.2.1. One specimen of sample C and D is more than 20% but the deviation of all specimen of
these samples is not more than 30%.
The manufacturer shall be requested again to bring his production in line with the
requirements (alignment).
A second repeated sampling according to Paragraph 4. below shall be carried out within two
months' time after the notification. The samples C and D shall be retained by the Technical
Service until the entire CoP process is finished.
3.2.2. One specimen of sample C or D is more than 30%.
In this case the approval shall be withdrawn and Paragraph 5. below shall be applied.

Illumination of Rear Registration Plates. Proposed Supplement 18 to the 00 Series.