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IEC 62668-2

IEC 62668-2:2019
Process management for avionics - Counterfeit prevention - Part 2: Managing electronic components from non-franchised sources
IEC 62668-2:2019, defines requirements for avoiding the use of counterfeit, recycled and fraudulent components when these components are not purchased from the original component manufacturer (OCM) or are purchased from outside of franchised distributor networks for use in the aerospace, defence and high performance (ADHP) industries. This practice is used, as derogation, only when there are no reasonable or practical alternatives.
NOTE: Typically this document is used in conjunction with IEC 62239-1 and IEC 62668-1, enabling ADHP industries to manage and avoid the use of counterfeit, recycled and fraudulent components in their supply chains.
Although developed for the ADHP industry, this document can be used by other high-performance and high-reliability industries, at their discretion.
This first edition cancels and replaces the second edition of IEC TS 62668-2 published in 2016. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the second edition of IEC TS 62668-2:
a) updates to the risk assessment process, including reference to SAE AS6081;
b) updates to the test methods, including reference to the SAE AS6171 test methods published and in development;
c) updates in line with IEC 62668-1 for definitions and references to DFARS.

Technical committee

TC 107 Process management for avionics


Quality Assurance
Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2019-07-09




Stability date2025
ISBN number9782832270479
File size2.67 MB
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