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Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research

Institut Penyelidikan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia


1. How the enforcement of UN R44 or UN R129 regulation compliance will be carried out?

The compliance of the standard will be only enforced to the manufacturer, importer, distributor and retailer not for the usage. Parents can continue to use their existing and in use CRS.

2. How the MIROS QR code being implemented?

The function of the QR code is as the supplementary reference to the UN R44 or R129 label which intended to record CRS information available in the market. It is also help to guide the user to recognize the approve UNR label sticker on CRS. The existing CRS product in use by the consumer is not required to obtain a QR code.

Distributors or manufacturers can obtain QR codes for existing CRS model in the market or new imported CRS in voluntarily basis until 30 December 2020. Beginning 1 January 2021, all CRS in the market will be required to have QR code labels.

3. Other CRS Standard compliance

Malaysia is adopting UN R44 or R129 Standards for CRS. Therefore, restrictions will only apply to new products and imports beginning January 2020. Users can continue to use their existing and in use other standards CRS.

4. Use of CRS for cars without 3-point seat belt

Starting 2011, new approved car must installed 3 point seatbelt on all seats. Then in 2015 onward it is compulsory to install ISOFIX bracket and top tether. In consideration of old car that not equipped with 3 point seat belt, the car without 3 point seatbelt will be exempted from installing CRS.

5. What if I have a large family?

The car is designed to carry passengers according to the number of seats. For those with large families it is advisable to plan trips with the safety factors should be given priority regardless of adult or child passengers. All passengers must be protected and restraint during travelling using seat belts and CRS for adults and child respectively.

6. What is factor and limit set in using CRS?

Height is the first factor in the implementation of CRS usage. The height limit is 135 cm. For example, if the height of a child is 137 cm and the weight is 30 kg. This child will no longer need to use a CRS. The weight will be used as second factor after height. Weight limit is 36kg. This is only applied to children.

7. Does MIROS provide CRS lists that comply with UN R44 and UN R129 standards?

MIROS is in the process of collecting information about CRS that complies with the regulation through QR code. It will then be uploaded to the MIROS website.

8. What is CTA

Component Type Approval, CTA process run by the Road Transport Department (JPJ).

9. How to apply for a CTA Letter

A CTA letter is the Certificate of Approval letter issued by the Road Transport Department (JPJ). CTA applications should be made at JPJ, Automotive Engineering Department, Level 4, Precinct 4, Putrajaya.

The list of documents required for a CTA application is:

  1. Application form (
  2. Copy of company registeration (SSM)
  3. Copy of UNR 44 / R129 certificate
  4. Copy of test report
  5. Invoice / purchase receipt (for new import CRS)
  6. CRS image
  7. Sample CRS

10. The process of getting a QR code.

Applicants should send the required documents via email to The QR code in PNG / JPG file format will be emailed to the applicant in 7 days.

Documents required for QR Label application:

  1. Application form
  2. Copy of CTA letter issued by JPJ

11. Expired date of UNR standard CRS

Expired date of CRS is depending on Brand recommendation and can be referred to the user manual. If not stated in the user manual, consumer can refer to brand owner. Expired date CRS is not a requirement under UNR standards. However, due to quality of plastic and percentage of recycled plastic used, and also exposure to ultraviolet ray and condition of use, it is recommended to use the CRS around 6 to 8 years from date of manufacture.

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