ANALYSIS OF THE EU HOMOLOGATION OF VEHICLE HEATERS

ANALYSIS OF THE EU HOMOLOGATION OF VEHICLE HEATERS

RELEASE DATE:2020-11-09 14:42
ABSTRACT: "Heating system" means any type of device which is designed to increase the temperature of the interior of a vehicle, including any load area. According to the EU vehicle framework regulation (EU) 2018/858 and its invocate Regulation (EC) No 661/2009 (the equivalent regulation is UN ECE R122), vehicle heaters to be put on the EU market need to be type-approved separately as components or along with the whole vehicle, and be applied E/e-mark.



THE PROCEDURE OF TYPE APPROVAL
1. Documents Preparation
2. Factory Audit (This step can be exempted if the manufacturer hold a valid ISO
3. 9001:2015/IATF1694:2009 certificate)
4. Samples Preparation and Testing
5. Assessment of Information
6. Issuance of Certificate

TESTING REQUIREMENTS
Type of combustion heater defined in UN ECE R122means devices which do not differ in essential respects such as:
1. Fuel Type (e.g. liquid or gaseous),
2. Transfer Medium (e.g. air or water),
3. Vehicle Location (e.g. passenger compartment or load area).

The corresponding test items are as follows:

Heating system

Vehicle category

Annex 4

Air quality

Annex 5

Temperature

Annex 6

Exhaust

Annex 8

LPG safety

Engine waste

heat - water

M

N

O

Engine waste

heat - air

M

×

×

N

×

×

O

Engine waste

heat - oil

M

×

×

N

×

×

O

Gaseous fuel

heater – water

M

×

×

×

×

N

×

×

×

×

O

×

×

×

×

Liquid fuel

Heater – water

M

×

×

×

N

×

×

×

O

×

×

×


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IRELAND CERTIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT 

ATIC Alex
Alex He
Component Homologation Department 
Graduated from YanShan University and served for well-known OEM.
In ATIC, Alex focuses on Global regulatory research and certification of key components about new energy vehicles.
Phone: +86 13512721686
Email: alex.he@atic-cn.com