Certifications and regulations
Products approved by regulations 108 and 109, UN/ECE. Audit of INSIA, Graduate Institute of Automotive Research – Madrid.
Bridgestone Firestone certification since 1998.
Decrees No. 9/10/2002 and of 4 April 2002 adopting the regulations of the Economic Commission for Europe of the Nations (OECD):
No. 108-Passenger Tires
Requirements-Just a retread; Maximum age 7 years housing; Minimum maximum speed 120 and 240; IV and IC cannot be higher than those of the original substrate; Control of tire imbalance; Specifies dimensions of section width and diameter of the tire.
Endurance tests – 0.01% annual production Units (5 to 20); test time 70 minutes.
Nº 109 Commercial tires and heavy
Requirements-IC and IV cannot be higher than those of the original substrate; Specifies dimensions of section width and outer diameter.
Endurance tests – 0.01% annual production Units (2 to 10); test time 47 hours.