We express our heartfelt congratulations on your milestone birthday!
Forgive the bluntness, but we would like to say: You have grown pretty old. That is a particular achievement for such a system. Is there anyone in the fast-paced software world that has made it to 20? Fair play to you, IMDS! That is quite an accomplishment!
However, you managed to stay young because you're keeping up with the times, and the 13th facelift is coming up soon, without even counting the small beauty
The date for the deactivation of the Rec019 published datasheets is fixed:
July 1, 2020.
This means that manufacturers and suppliers of electrical and electronic components (E/E components) are required to start collecting real, accurate data from their supply chains as soon as possible. This is the only way to meet the reporting requirements of the automotive sector.
A letter from the Steering Committee (SC) states that after this date it will no longer be possible to create new IMDS
In order to meet the stringent laws and standards required by various OEMs, legislators and customers around the world, a systematic approach is needed to collect material composition information from the entire automotive supply chain.
One such standard system for documenting compliance is the International Material Data System (IMDS). A similar system, the China Automotive Material Database System (CAMDS), has been introduced for suppliers to customers in China.
In Japan, a proprietary tool
The EU Commission has launched the online portal "Due Diligence Ready!" This portal is intended to help companies comply with the requirements of the EU regulation on conflict minerals. The regulation comes into force on January 1, 2021 and concerns the trade in gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (the so-called 3TG) from politically unstable regions. EU importers and large EU companies (with more than 500 employees) using these minerals will then be subject to a mandatory due diligence