Quality Assurance Documentation for our Suppliers:
Purchase Order clause summary
(Failure to provide any of the listed clauses with a shipment shall result in rejection of the shipment at Receiving and notification of same to the Buyer.)
|1||Certificate of Compliance||The Supplier must provide a Certificate of Compliance with each shipment stating that the materials, services rendered or rework performed meet the requirements of the specification stated on the Connect Tech Inc. purchase order, its attachments and amendments.
Where the Supplier is not the original manufacturer, the Supplier undertakes to retain traceability back to the material or item manufacturer’s batch/lot number.
This information to be made available to Connect Tech Inc. on request within 5 years of the date of the Connect Tech Inc. Purchase Order.
|2||Substitutions||The Supplier shall not incorporate into the material or services or work performed against this purchase order, any material, processes or specifications without written authorization from Connect Tech Inc.|
|3||Access/Quality Audits||The Supplier agrees to allow access to his premises to enable Connect Tech Inc. and Connect Tech Inc.’s Customer, if desired, to conduct quality audits or surveillance of the materials and to verify that the Supplier is controlling compliance with purchase order requirements. A minimum of three working days notice will be given.|
|4||Evaluation||The material being purchased under this purchase order is for evaluation purposes.
If found to be unsuitable for Connect Tech Inc.’s application or usage, it may be returned within thirty days of receipt by Connect Tech Inc. for a full purchase price refund.
Connect Tech Inc. will have no further obligation under this Purchase Order and there will be no restocking fees charged against the item(s) returned.
|5||Source Inspection||Connect Tech Inc. source inspection at the Supplier’s facility is to be performed prior to shipment. The Supplier must notify Connect Tech Inc.’s Purchasing Department at least three days prior to the date the material will be ready for inspection.
The Supplier agrees to provide without additional charges all reasonable facilities and assistance for the safety and convenience for the personnel conducting the inspection.
|6||Handling||This Purchase Order includes electrostatic sensitive components. Handling must be in accordance with the guidelines of MIL-HDBK-263.|
|7||WHMIS Requirements||The Supplier must provide a Materials Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) in accordance with the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) requirements.
The Supplier must ensure that all containers of materials have Supplier Labels attached. The contents and format of the Supplier Labels will be in accordance with WHMIS.
|8||FCC/DOC Testing||Materials supplied under this Purchase Order shall comply with Part 15 of FCC Rules for a Class A device.
Material supplied under this Purchase Order shall comply with Canadian DOC Radio Interference Regulations ICES-003 governing Class A digital devices.
|9||Repair/rework||No repair or rework is to be done under this Purchase Order.
Items, which have been inspected by the Supplier and found to be non-conforming under this Purchase Order, are to be identified using a tag or adhesive label.
|10||Inspection Criteria & Standard for PCBs||Printed Circuit Boards produced under this Purchase Order shall be inspected using CTI-0042 as the primary inspection criteria for acceptability.
Printed Circuit Boards produced under this Purchase Order must be marked with the manufacturing date code.
|11||Standards for Assembled PWAs||Printed Wiring Assemblies (PWAs) produced under this Purchase Order shall be inspected by the Supplier using IPC-A-610B (Acceptability of Printed Wiring Assemblies).
The following standards and guidelines apply:
(a) IPC-7721 & IPC-7711 (Suggested Guidelines for the Modification, Rework and Repair of Printed Boards and Assemblies)
(b) IPC-J-STD-001B (General Requirements for Soldering Electronic Interconnections)
(c) IPC-AC-62A Post Solder Aqueous Cleaning Handbook shall be the workmanship standard(s) used in the performance of this Purchase Order
(d) CTI-0043 Acceptability of Completed Printed Board Assemblies Handbook
|12||Part Marking||Material supplied under this Purchase Order must be marked with the manufacturer’s name and/or logo and the material’s part number. Each individual piece part supplied must have this marking.|
|13||Part Marking||Each container of material supplied under this Purchase Order must be marked with the manufacturer’s name and/or logo and material’s part number.|
|14||Part Marking||Each container of material supplied under this Purchase Order must be marked with the manufacturer’s name and/or logo and the material’s part number.
Each individual piece part supplied under this Purchase Order must have the part’s value marked on it.
|15||PWA Assembly||Printed Wiring assemblies produced in the performance of this Purchase Order shall be assembled according to:
(Drawings must be specified before Purchase Order is signed.)
|16||PWA Assembly||Printed wiring Assemblies produced in the performance of this Purchase Order shall be assembled according to the Master PWA supplied with this Purchase Order. The PWA supplied is identified as:
Model___________ Serial Number_______________
|17||Certificate of Compliance||The Supplier must provide a Certificate of Compliance with each shipment stating that the materials, services rendered or work performed meet the requirements of the specification stated on the Connect Tech Inc. Purchase Order, its attachments and amendments.|
|18||Handling||This Purchase Order includes electrostatic sensitive components. Packaging and handling must be in accordance with EIA-625.|
|19||Packaging, Tape and Reel||This item must be packaged on “Tape & Reel”|
|20||UL 94V-0 Marking||All material supplied under this purchase order must be marked appropriately with the UL 94V-0 flammability classification.|
|21||UL 94V-0 Compliance||The Supplier must provide a Certificate of Compliance with each order stating that all materials supplied meet and have been appropriately marked with the UL 94V-0 flammability classification.|
|22||Defective Materials||The Supplier must agree to provide 100% replacement or credit for any defective materials received under this purchase order.|
|23||New and used Components or Materials||The Supplier shall provide only new materials or components. The substitution of used or reclaimed materials/components is not acceptable.|
|24||CSA Approval||Material supplied under this Purchase Order must have CSA approval. Materials supplied under this Purchase Order must also be appropriately marked as being CSA approved.|
|25||UL Approval||Material supplied under this Purchase Order must have UL approval. Materials supplied under this Purchase Order must also be appropriately marked as being UL approved.|
|26||Incoming Carton Weight||Each carton of incoming materials must not exceed thirty-five pounds of total weight.|
|27||Electrical Testing for PCBs||Printed Circuit Boards produced under this Purchase Order require electrical testing (BBT) prior to shipping.
Printed Circuit Boards produced under this Purchase Order require that each board be marked indicating that electrical testing had been completed. Circuit Boards delivered in panels require that each panel be marked indicating that electrical testing has been completed.
|28||CE Approval||Material supplied under this Purchase Order must have CE approval. Materials supplied under this Purchase Order must also be appropriately marked as being CE approved.|
|29||Carton Marking||Each item supplied under this Purchase Order must have the Production Lot Number(s) marked on the bottom of the carton.|
|30||Quality Exception Report||Printed Circuit Boards manufactured under this Purchase Order require that a Quality Exception Report be included for each batch indicating any deviation/inconsistency from the normal manufacturing process.|
|31||Copyright||This Purchase Order may pertain to design and/or services that are copyrighted or Copyrightable. The Supplier listed above hereby assigns such copyright or copyright claim to Connect Tech Inc. as part of this Purchase Order.|
|32||Company Rights||The Company reserves the right to conduct on-site verification as well as inspection upon receipt.
The Company also reserves the right to allow its Customers to visit the supplier’s premises for the purpose of performing audits, surveys, inspections and verification of product.
|33||RoHS, Brominated Flame Retardants and Heavy Metals||The products, components or materials supplied shall be in compliance with the restrictions/allowances of the European Union (EU) Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive 2002/95/EC, with the exception of the intentional content of materials and components specifically ordered, noted by procurement documentation, and provided as such.|
|34||SR & D||SR & D claimable amounts are the property of CTI.|
|35||Digital photograph of silkscreen layer||A digital photograph of the silkscreen layer must be provided with all shipments.|
|36||Subcontractor and Process Change||Subcontractors will not make changes to process and/or subcontractor choice or selection without written authorization from Connect Tech Inc.|
|37||Calibration||Calibration work done under this Purchase Order shall be traceable to NIST or NBS standards.|