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Information for suppliers

Information for suppliers includes import compliance guidelines, supplier diversity documents, Ombudsman information, environmental and packaging requirements, printed circuit board information, supplier letters, IBM standard terms and conditions, and tax forms to facilitate doing business with IBM Procurement.

Environmental requirements

  • 10 September 2015: ECJ EU REACH - Preliminary rule on the definition of 'articles'

  • IBM Product Content Declaration (PCD) Information

    IBM Engineering Specifications

    Number Title Link
    46G3772 IBM environmental requirements for materials, parts and products
    92F6933 Criteria for shipment of dangerous goods including FUMs, batteries, magnetized material, etc. Last updated: 4 June 2019
    97P3864 Compliance requirements for the European Union directive on the restriction of the use of hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment for IBM products Last updated: 3 June 2019
    53P6233 Compliance requirements for European union directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment for IBM server and storage products Last updated: 19 December 2014
    26P0381 IBM Requirements for Purchased Electronic Components Used in a Lead(Pb)-Free Solder System, including Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Last updated: 12 May 2015
    46M2586 IBM Halogenated flame retardants and polyvinyl chloride material substances Last updated: 30 June 2017
    Quality requirements (general and commodity specific)
    Number Title Link
    (date: 4 December 2016)
    IBM Supplier Quality Requirements Document (SQRD)
    (date: 5 February 2018)
    Product quality addendum (PQA) for purchased electronic components

    Deployment of IBM's new procurement system

    Within IBM Procurement, a new procurement system has been deployed to manage the purchase order (PO) execution process. For details of the new procurement system and how it may impact you and to help answer some of your questions, please review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) document below: