New SAE International Standard Establishes Accreditation Requirements for Labs Detecting Counterfeit Electrical and Electronic Parts and Components
A new technical standard from SAE International establishes criteria to achieve consistency in the accreditation of test laboratories performing detection of suspect/counterfeit electrical, electronic and electromechanical (EEE) parts and components.
AS6810 provides assessment requirements and guidance to ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Bodies for accreditation of test laboratories capabilities in detecting suspect/counterfeit electrical, electronic and electromechanical parts. It will establish conformance to AS6171 – General Requirements for the scope of Test Methods within the AS6171 slash sheet(s). Test method-specific competence criteria are detailed in each individual AS6171 Test Method’s slash sheet.
SAE International’s G-19 Counterfeit Electronic Components Committee is chartered to address aspects of preventing, detecting, responding to and counteracting the threat of counterfeit electronic components. SAE continually seeks qualified professionals to serve on the G-19 Standards Committee. Interested participant can learn more by contacting Jordanna Bucciere at Jordanna.Bucciere@sae.org.
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