01 January 2011

Guidelines: Combating Counterfeit Parts and Substandard Materials

Combating the trade of counterfeit parts and substandard materials in a free trade environment can be difficult, and engineers may face the risk of using these products in their projects. But engineers can take basic precautions to reduce the risk of using such products. This guidance gives practical steps to recognising and avoiding counterfeit parts and substandard materials.

Combating Counterfeit Parts and Substandard Materials (2011) (PDF 153KB)