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The company ZF Lenksysteme GmbH will list all of its locations under Company ID 296 from the following week onwards. The following document contains the new Org.-IDs of ZF Lenksysteme GmbH, which are valid from 12th November 2012:
New Org.-IDs of ZF Lenksysteme GmbH - PDF-File, 17.0 KB
The ZFLS Acceptance Criteria are adapted and updated. This document can be found from 1st January 2013 on our company website: www.zf-lenksysteme.com.
Please especially read the paragraph "2. Quo vadis IMDS?" to get more information on the future development of IMDS.
Honda updated their IMDS guidance document. Please refer to the updated guidance FAQ.
At the end of September 2012 the following IMDS Steering Committee MDS including all its versions will be hidden:
screen printing ink (cured) (ID 9448512)
Existing references on released MDSs to this material will not receive error/warning messages. However, they will no longer be available in the search results for new references.
We are glad to announce that Anadolu ISUZU Otomotiv has joined the IMDS (company ID 126608).
Hyundai&Kia Motor Company updated their IMDS guidance document. Please refer to the updated guidance FAQ.
On 14th September 2012, the latest GADSL update will be implemented in IMDS incorporating the following changes to the IMDS basic substance list:
The check for confidential substances now being part of the GADSL will be carried out centrally on 15th September 2012. This means that all notifications to the Company Administrators will be sent out immediately after this check.
Scania's updated IMDS guidance documents can now be found under FAQ. The changes will apply from 5th of September 2012.
An updated version of Recommendation IMDS001 is valid from today on as announced 2nd May 2012.
Chrysler updated their IMDS guidance document. Please refer to the updated document on FAQ.
Find more information in our Product Category Specific FAQ on how to deal with the effects on ZVEI semi-components of IMDS Recommendation 019 due to the updated list of SVHC (18th June 2012).
AIAG's "2012 IMDS and Product Chemical Compliance Summit" will take place on 4th October 2012 in Novi/Michigan.
The following file contains a list of substances which were added to the Candidate List of SVHCs and are now marked SVHC in IMDS.
On 28th June 2012, the latest GADSL update will be implemented in IMDS incorporating the following changes to the IMDS basic substance list:
Additionally, the substance with CAS-Nr. 13463-30-4 is added to the application-relevant substances.
The check for confidential substances now being part of the GADSL will be carried out centrally on 30th June 2012. This means that all notifications to the Company Administrators will be sent out immediately after this check.
Suzuki updated the IMDS User document. You can find the new version under FAQ.
Please note that Internet Explorer 6 is no longer a supported browser in IMDS.
Internet Explorer 6 was taken out of support, due to the age of the browser and a known error with huge amounts of data, which makes it impossible to load huge MDS Trees in IMDS.
If you are still using Internet Explorer 6, we highly recommend to update to a newer browser.
We are glad to announce that Tesla Motors has joined the IMDS (company ID 113431).
Recommendation001 (IMDS001) and its Annex I (IMDS001a) are now available in IMDS in Chinese language.
Today, an updated version of the Automotive Industry Guideline on REACH is published.
The checks in IMDS for Scania (see News entry from May 2nd, 2012) are now productive.
At the end of May 2012, a new substance group REACH Annex XIV will be introduced in IMDS. The following document contains all substances in this group:
Isuzu updated their IMDS guidance document. Please refer to the updated document on FAQ.
In the FAQ section you will find an updated Ford Rollout Package for 2012.
On 2nd August 2012 an updated version of the IMDS Recommendation IMDS001 will enter into force. You find it in the IMDS application under the menu Recommendations. This document is only for your information - the current Recommendation IMDS001 will remain valid up to the above mentioned date.
Like some other IMDS car manufacturers, Scania has decided to check the following IMDS recipient specific fields: Part Number, Supplier Code and Drawing Change Level (containing Scania's ECO, Engineering Change Order). This check is planned to get productive May 24th, 2012. More details are available under FAQ.
On behalf of the Automotive Industry Task Force on REACH please see the following communication on the next REACH Registration Deadline, of 31st May, 2012 for manufacture or import of substances that exceed 100 tons per annum.
Annex I to the Recommendation IMDS001 was updated today and is now available in the IMDS application under Recommendations.
We are glad to announce that Tata Motors has joined the IMDS (company ID 90096).
Tata Motors becomes the first Indian auto manufacturer to join IMDS. A robust understanding of supplier material declarations are necessary to meet automotive compliance requirements such as End-of-Life, RRR and REACh. Tata Motors takes these requirements very seriously and the adoption of the global standard of IMDS is essential in managing these for future and current products.
Aston Martin Lagonda updated the IMDS document for suppliers. The updated version can be found under FAQ.
Scania updated their IMDS FAQ document.
A new norm/institute was added today in IMDS:
IRAM (Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación)
IMDS Release 7.2 is now online. Please get informed about enhancements in the Release Notes 7.2.
More information on the cooperation between ZVEI and the Automotive Industry on
the declaration of material data can be found under FAQ > Product Category Specific.
The application code "Electrical components which contain lead in a glass or ceramic matrix compound except glass in bulbs and glaze of spark plugs" will be hidden on January 31st, 2012 as announced end of June 2011. From 1st February 2012 the ApplicationID is not available anymore for new MDSs but remains valid in already existing MDSs.
IMDS Release 7.2 is planned for production starting February 23rd, 2012. Please get informed about enhancements in the preliminary Release notes 7.2.
Toyota updated their IMDS input manual and related documents.
Please refer to the updated manuals on FAQ.
In accordance to the Candidate List of REACH the following basic substances have been flagged as REACH-SVHC in IMDS:
Pentazinc chromate octahydroxide
Formaldehyde, oligomeric reaction products with aniline
Lead diazide, Lead azide
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