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We have extended our range of venues this year and will now offer seminars in Berlin as well. One seminar series each in English and German will be offered. With that, we will fulfil the wish expressed by many of our customers that we should offer IMDS training to foreign language speaking employees in Germany as well.

The next training dates in Berlin:

 Date Number Title Price
 13. June 2016 61WS IMDS Workshop 580,- €
14.-15. June 2016 6120 IMDS
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In the last journal, we handled the topic CAMDS from our service offer. We have noticed that more and more customers are requesting support in this area. Now, the Chinese Due Diligence Guidelines for responsible mineral supply chains have been published in December 2015. This is one more reason for us to take up this topic once again in this issue and inform you on this subject.

What are the Due Diligence Guidelines?
Over the years, China has become aware of the responsibility of companies

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11 January 2016 Published in FAQ Written by Be the first to comment!

FAQ Journal 04/2016

Question 1:

A customer complains that the ID number of a material from the IMDS Committee list is not current for a part. I have noticed during a check, that the ID numbers provided by the suppliers do not correspond to those published in the IMDS list.
How can this be updated automatically every time a new version or new number of the MDS of a material from the IMDS Committee list is created?
Must I always watch out for a new version or new ID number?


A new ID number is no reason to

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Updating of GADSL in IMDS

On 15 April 2015, the recent updating of GADSL will be implemented in IMDS. Click here to access the changes in IMDS basic substances in pdf format.

New GM specific information for suppliers

GM is currently updating its GMW3059 and the corresponding list of restricted and declarable substances, CG4110.

As of now, GM will no longer accept any IMDS entries containing the following substances:

  • DecaBDE           (CAS
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