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Control of Contamination & Foreign Object Damage (FOD):

The Supplier shall establish, document and maintain a program to control and eliminate Foreign Object Damage (FOD) and/or contamination during the Supplier's manufacturing, assembly, test and inspection operations. When applicable, the Supplier's FOD control program shall include controls to preclude FOD or contamination at the Supplier's sub-tier sources. The Supplier's FOD program is subject to on-site review and approval by CWDS.

By delivering Items to Buyer, Seller shall be deemed to have certified to Buyer that such Items are free from any foreign materials that could result in FOD.

Counterfeit Parts / Material Prevention: Seller shall establish and maintain a Counterfeit Parts / Material Prevention and Control Plan elements to ensure that Counterfeit Work is not delivered to Buyer. The purpose of Seller’s Plan shall be to develop a robust process to prevent the delivery of counterfeit commodities and control commodities identified as counterfeit.

Supplier shall ensure that all employees are trained on their importance of contribution to product conformity, safety and ethical behavior.

Any drawings or attachments provided are for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain legally privileged and confidential information. It may contain Export-Controlled Technical Data or information within the definition of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (Title 22, U.S.C., Sec 2751 et seq.) and is subject to the export control laws of the United States Government. Transfer of this data by any means to a foreign person, whether in the U.S. or abroad, without an export license or other approval from the U.S. Department of State, is prohibited. It is the responsibility of each Individual in control of this Data to abide by all U.S. Export Compliance Laws as required. This Information can be viewed only by authorized personnel of Desemco LLC and its approved service providers and may be used only as permitted by Desemco LLC and its policies. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any review, use, distribution, copying or disclosure of this documentation or attachments is strictly prohibited and is subject to criminal and civil penalties.

SPOR: SUPPLIER TO NOTIFY DESEMCO OF ANY SUSPECTED NONCONFORMING PRODUCTS. SUPPLIER AGREES TO NOTIFY DESEMCO ABOUT CHANGES IN PRODUCT: DEFINITION, DESIGN, MATERIAL, GENERAL PART CHARACTERISTICS, AND/OR CHANGES IN PROCESSES. SUPPLIER SHALL PROVIDE MATERIAL CERTIFICATION WITH EACH SHIPMENT. SUPPLIER IS REQUIRED TO NOTIFY DESEMCO IF ANY WORK IS OUTSOURCED AND TO FLOW DOWN ALL SPOR REQUIREMENTS TO THAT VENDOR. SUPPLIER MUST BE ISO9001 OR AS9100 CERTIFIED. ALL PROCESSING SUPPLIERS MUST BE NADCAP APPROVED AND APPROVED BY DESEMCO CUSTOMER WHEN REQUIRED. SUPPLIERS MUST COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FAR REGULATIONS. ALL PRODUCTS MUST BE PROCURED, SUPPLIED, MANUFACTURED OR PROCESSED TO LATEST REV SPECS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED IN PURCHASE ORDER. DESEMCO, ITS CUSTOMERS AND REGULATORY AUTHORITIES SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO THE APPLICABLE AREAS OF FACILITES INVOLVED IN THE ORDER AND ALL APPLICABLE RECORDS. QUALITY AND INSPECTION RECORDS SHALL BE RETAINED ON FILE BY SUPPLIER FOR A MINIMUM OF TEN YEARS BEGINNING WITH THE DATE THE ORDER WAS COMPLETED. RECORDS SHALL BE COMPLETELY LEGIBLE AND REPRODUCIBLE.