Considered a moderate risk supplier of standard commercial off-the-shelf-type items that are incorporated into IMSAR’s products. These items have standard specifications, are typically catalog items, and are usually sold in substantial quantities. This level also includes suppliers of some services (e.g., testing facilities).


As a supplier to IMSAR LLC, you agree to comply with the additional terms and conditions listed below with respect to any product, process, or service provided to IMSAR LLC. These requirements are superseded or amended only by specific requirements transmitted to the supplier at the time of purchase.

1. Limited Shelf Life Items

Materials with a limited shelf life shall identify a date of manufacture and an expiration date. IMSAR LLC will not accept limited shelf-life items that expire within 6 months of receipt.

2. Counterfeit Parts Prevention

The supplier shall ensure that products provided to IMSAR LLC are authentic and that products contain no counterfeit parts or materials.

3. Record Retention

If IMSAR LLC requires inspections, testing, and process controls, records of these shall be retained and remain available to IMSAR LLC for not less than 7 years.

4. Supplier Corrective Actions

The supplier shall respond to corrective action requests and provide evidence, when requested, of actions taken to correct nonconformity identified by IMSAR LLC or its customers.

5. Packaging and Handling

At minimum, the supplier shall package all material in a manner that ensures protection against corrosion, oxidation, deterioration and physical damage during shipment. In addition, when materials delivered are lot-controlled (and multiple material lots are shipped) each lot shall be identified.