ERAI, UKEA to Share Info on Counterfeit Parts PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 15:51

NAPLES, FLERAI and the UKEA have reached an agreement to share information on counterfeit and high risk parts.

The firms say they will swap partial information from their respective online suspected counterfeit parts databases, so that both databases will contain thousands of documented suspect counterfeit reports.

The manufacturer's name, part number and the date the part was originally reported will be shared, but further information, such as the date code and how to identify that the part is counterfeit will be accessible only from the originator's database.

The transfer of information from ERAI to the UKEA's www.anticounterfeitingforum.com website has already been completed and includes links from each entry to the ERAI database. A corresponding transfer from the UKEA to ERAI will be completed shortly.

The companies will also share new suspect part information as it is reported.

ERAI is a global information services organization that monitors, investigates and reports issues affecting the global semiconductor supply chain.

The UK Electronics Alliance is an alliance of the UK's 10 leading electronics industry trade associations. It enables communication between members and government.

 

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