As an automotive supplier, you are contractually obliged to enter all data relating to the materials you use in the IMDS or to request this from your suppliers. This requires professional data management, which is connected with a considerable expenditure in terms of time - and this is exactly where the service of IMDS Professional starts:
In addition to our IMDS and material compliance training courses, as a full-service provider we also take over all your material data management tasks. This
Our Brazilian staff member Humberto Fracassi recently held an exclusive IMDS training for our customer Valeo in São Paulo. The goal of the training was to let the participants be aware about how to create material data sheets (MDS) compliant with the IMDS rules and material regulations. During the three days, 20 participants learned about the background and goals of the International Material Data System (IMDS) and how to use all of its common functions.
As a worldwide partner of the
A supplier has submitted to us an MDB (IMDS entry) with the declarable / prohibited pure substance dioctyl tin oxide with a weighted average value of 0.865%.
On request, we received an explanation of the mean value, but we do not know whether this has been sufficiently confirmed in accordance with the EU directive.
Unfortunately, you cannot do much with the mean value observation. The tin content must be calculated on the lock holder. We have compiled the calculation basis
IMDS Release 12.0
IMDS Release 12.0 is expected to go live on May 9, 2019 and will include a number of enhancements such as the IMDS Regulation Wizard and Inbox Check Warning and Recycling Information Update. More information on it can be found in Release Notes 12.0.
Changes to Application Codes in IMDS
The following changes to the application codes in the IMDS were implemented on December 5, 2018: Application code changes in the IMDS.
Toyota and Suzuki: Update supplier information