AS5553 AS6801 Standards

These standards were created in response to a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the aerospace supply chain, posing significant performance, reliability and safety risks. These standards were created to provide uniform requirements, practices and methods to mitigate the fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts.

The scope of AS5553 and AS6081 is to standardize practices to a. identify reliable sources to procure parts, b. access and mitigate risk of distributing fraudulent/counterfeit parts, c. control suspect or confirmed fraudulent/counterfeit parts, and d. and report suspect and confirmed fraudulent/counterfeit parts to other potential users and authority having jurisdiction.