Modification initiated by the supplier
The Tier 1 Supplier shall inform Volvo of any modification of the part content (might come from a Tier N Supplier). To contact GTT concerning a proposed modification to a part, the Product / Process Change Notification form can be downloaded from the supplier portal at the following address: https://www.volvo.com/suppliers. The form has to be filled and sent to the buyer for decision.
If your PPCN is accepted by Volvo, there 2 possibilities:
There is a PPAP order or
amendment, thus a new material & substances composition reporting request.
There is no new PPAP order or amendment; the supplier shall update the corresponding
material and substances composition report:
¤ If it is a STIC, The Tier 1 supplier needs to verify that there are still no GADSL substances. If it is not the case, it has to update the STIC as explained in the paragraph 6.2.2 STIC Update. An MDS request will then be automatically sent as explained in paragraph 18.104.22.168 STIC process.
¤ If it is an MDS: The Tier1 supplier needs to send the updated MDS in IMDS as
explained in the paragraph 22.214.171.124Request coming from the supplier. approved before the part is supplied to production.
The new MDS shall be
5.3.3 Carry over part
Material & Substances composition reporting is required for carry over parts. This might evolve linked to incoming regulations.
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