It is also possible to directly document a MDS: The supplier has to click on the “optional” link as shown below:
How to document a MDS is explained in more details in paragraph 7 Reporting in IMDS management
Once the STIC documented, the following status appear:
If no GADSL substance: “No listed substance occurrence”. The part goes from the section
“Parts expecting a substance and material content report” to the section “Parts already reported”.
If GADSL substance: “Listed substance occurrence”. The status of the MDS becomes then
“expected”. The supplier has to follow the MDS process as explained in paragraph 188.8.131.52 MDS process. The part remains in the section “Parts expecting a substance and material content report” of the supplier portal.
6.2.2 STIC Update
REPORTING IN IMDS MANAGEMENT
IMDS- International Material Data System
Access to IMDS, Registration, Password, training, user information
On the public pages of www.mdsystem.com you can find general information such as system requirements, training courses calendar, e-learning, online registration and automotive news etc. Going to the “Public IMDS Pages”, you will then get information on: the system requirements and the online registration (“System”), the training possibilities (“Training”) e-mail addresses and phone numbers to contact EDS in case of questions about IMDS (“Contact”), frequently asked questions (“FAQ”), and many other things.
The IMDS help desks are also available to answer questions concerning the functionality of the IMDS.
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