Customized QC checklist for each inspection is prepared based upon contract specifications, customer/ regulatory / safety requirements, and product category before a day of Inspection date.
The Final Random Inspection covers below aspects of the production;
The Standard ANSI/ ASQ Z1.4-2008 (Equivalent to MIL-STD-105 E, ISO 2859) id followed for sampling plans. You can refer the AQL Sampling plan table from below link
Size of the sample and unbiased representative selection of the sample is a vital part of the inspection process. Internationally most widely used accepted sampling plan is single sampling plan, inspection general level II. However, the customers are free to choose any other sampling plan as they feel appropriate.
The products are randomly pulled as per the sample size, the QC will check the products visually against customer approved sample or contract specification and all non-conformities are record based on below category of defects;
Critical defects are those that render the product unsafe or hazardous for the end user or that contravenes mandatory regulations.
Major Defects can result in the product's failure, reducing its marketability, usability or saleability.
Minor defects do not affect the product's marketability or usability, but represent workmanship defects that make the product fall short of defined quality standards.
Generally for the workmanship check, Internationally most widely followed AQL - Accept or Reject criteria for consumer goods is: critical 0.0, Major 2.5 and Minor 4.0 defectives for consumer goods. However, the customers are free to choose any other AQL depending upon the product category, as they feel appropriate.
This test includes Functionality, Safety and regulatory of the product.
On site test results are carried out as per the facility available in the factory and it is not a complete or replacement of Laboratory test results. Onsite tests give tentative or approximate idea to customer on the functionality of the product. Customer can have further Laboratory tests for precise findings. (click here to find the link for Lab Test Management).
Any one from small supplier to multinational retailer who need to ensure their merchandise quality - eg consumer goods, except Food - (click here to know full RSJ product coverage), quality at source particularly in Asia (click here to exact coverage locations).
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