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(Revised December 21, 2018)



(See DFARS 246.3, DFARS/PGI view)


PGI 246.370 Notification of potential safety issues.


      (1)  The objective of this requirement is to ensure that the Government receives timely notification of potential safety defects so that-


              (i)  Systems and equipment likely affected by the situation can be identified; and


              (ii)  An appropriate engineering investigation and follow-on actions can be taken to establish and mitigate risk. 


      (2)  The notification is intended to be neither an admission of nor a release from liability.


      (3)  Upon notification of a potential safety nonconformance or deficiency-


              (i)  The procuring contracting officer must-


                    (A)  Advise the affected program office(s) or integrated materiel manager(s); and


                    (B)  Request a point of contact from the affected program office(s) or materiel management organization to assess the impact of the situation, address technical concerns, and provide recommendations;


              (ii)  The administrative contracting officer must-


                    (A)  Confirm that potentially affected program offices, integrated materiel managers, and other contract management offices that may be recipients of the suspect items are aware of the situation; and


                    (B)  Identify a point of contact to provide support and technical assistance to the investigative team; and


              (iii)  For replenishment parts, the integrated materiel manager must-


                    (A)  Identify any potentially affected programs or equipment; and


                    (B)  Request engineering assistance from affected engineering support activities, as prescribed by-


                            (1)  DLAI 3200.1/PAM 715.13/NAVSUPINST 4120.30A/AFI 21-408/MCO 4000.18, Engineering Support Instruction for Items Supplied by Defense Logistics Agency;


                            (2)  SECNAVINST 4140.2/AFI 20-106/DA PAM 95-9/DLAI 3200.4/DCMA INST CSI (AV), Management of Aviation Critical Safety Items;


                            (3)  DA PAM 738-751, Functional Users Manual for the Army Maintenance Management System-Aviation (TAMMS-A);


                            (4)  AMCOM REG 702-7, Flight Safety Parts/New Source Testing Program Management; or


                            (5)  Internal agency procedures.