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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 8735.2C
Effective Date: March 12, 2021
Expiration Date: March 12, 2026
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Hardware Quality Assurance Program Requirements for Programs and Projects (Updated w/Change 1)

Responsible Office: Office of Safety and Mission Assurance


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Appendix C. Considerations for Procurements of Critical Items

C.1 The following types of instructions are recommended for inclusion in purchasing documentation for critical items.

a. Manufacturing requirements and controls.

b. Inspection and testing.

c. Parts, Materials, and Process specifications.

d. Control of critical items.

e. Special qualifications, approvals, or certifications.

f. Nondestructive and destructive test controls and record keeping.

g. Control of documentation and changes.

h. Applicable product and process specifications.

i. Reliability and maintainability.

j. Safety factors.

k. Packaging, handling, storage, and transportation.

l. Contractor source quality control inspections.

m. GIDEP participation.

n. Age control/limited shelf life materials and products.

o. Customer-furnished equipment.

p. Data retention.

q. Control of tool and test equipment.

r. Nonconforming products.

s. Reviews/audits.

t. Inspections and surveillance.

u. Acceptance.

v. Identification of deliverables.

w. Unique identification designator.

x. Variability reduction and/or SPC program.

y. Trace between purchased product/service and project requirements.

z. Warranties.

aa. NFS 1846.370.



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