SPECIAL FUNCTIONS IN IMDS-A2
The IMDS-a2 allows you to take full advantage of your PC's compute and storage in working with IMDS. IMDS-a2 is a Java program that runs on your PC. Each time you log into the IMDS-a2, the program checks to see if it is the latest version and automatically downloads the newer version if there is one.
Many of the IMDS-a2 special functions have been added based on requests from users. This has allowed us to incorporate such special functions as:
- Easier construction
Work with multiple windows and use Drag&Drop to accelerate your work.
>> Video on "Creating a component"
- User controlled search results
Personalize your search results by moving the columns or using the Favorites.
>> Video on "Search Results"
- Inbox Automation
This feature helps IMDS power users automatically manage received datasheets.
>> Video on the feature "Inbox Automation"
- Where-Used Analysis
IMDS-a2 provides some additional analysis compared to IMDS web application.
- REACH Regulation Information
Have an at-a-glance REACH Regulation Overview listing all REACH SVHC Candidate List, REACH Annex XIV and REACH Annex XVII substances in the MDS ingredients details.
- Compare MDSs
Find easily differences between new and already accepted versions of an MDS.
>> Video on the feature "Compare MDSs/Modules"
- Company-specific Substance Lists
As a Company Administrator setup your own company-specific Basic Substance lists.
Use the Dashboard to have an overview of your “IMDS business”.
>> Video on the feature "Dashboard"
- RRR Reporting and a lot of extended Reports such as:
- Missing and/or invalid datasheets
- Structure validation
- Application and Parts Marking
- Detailed analysis report
- Create CMD Requests in IMDS-a2
With DXC's launch of the IMDS Conflict Minerals (CM) Analyzer all users with a valid IMDS-a2 license can use IMDS-a2 to search for all IMDS parts/products that are in scope for a conflict minerals declaration. This information can then be used to request a conflict minerals declaration for all accepted supplier MDSs. Detailed information can be found in chapter "CMD Request" in the IMDS-a2 User Manual.
User Administration in IMDS-a2
User and Contact Administration options are available for the Company Administrator.