Counterfeit Part Prevention (applicable to aerospace items/work only): Work consists of those parts delivered under the contract that are the lowest level of separately identifiable items (e.g. articles,components, goods, and assemblies). Counterfeit work means work that is or contains items misrepresented as having been designed and/or produced under an approved system or other acceptable method. The term also includes approved work that has reached a design life limit or has been damaged beyond possible repair, but is altered and misrepresented as acceptable.
Provider agrees and shall ensure that counterfeit work is not delivered to Tri-State Plastics by using the following Standards AS6174 and AS5553.
Provider shall only purchase products to be delivered or incorporated as work to Tri-State Plastics directly from the Original Component/Equipment Manufacturer of through OCM/OEM authorized distributor chain. Work shall not be acquired from independent distributors or brokers unless approved in advance by Tri-Sate Plastics. Tri-State Plastics will ensure that the independent distributor or broker is acceptable to their relevant aerospace customer.
Provider shall immediately notify Tri-State Plastics with the pertinent facts when provider becomes aware or suspects that it has furnished counterfeit work. When requested by Tri-State Plastics, the provider shall provide the applicable provider documentation that authenticates traceability of the affected items.
Provider shall include all paragraphs under Counterfeit Part Prevention section in all lower tier subcontracts.