Make use of the standardized digital format for product change and discontinuation notifications (PCN/PDN)This pcn.inspector website allows to open and view smartPCN/VDMA 24903 datasets sent by your business partners.
1. Step: Download the testfile
2. Step: Upload the testfile
3. Step: See the results in the inspectorDownload Testfile
smartPCN is the digital format for product change and discontinuation notifications.
The smartPCN format as developed by the Component Obsolescence Group Germany (COGD e.V. www.cog-d.de) and standardized with the German standard VDMA 24903. An IEC standard is in preparation. A smartPCN file is a .zip file consists of an XML file with all relevant data and optional attachments. smartPCN can be applied to all kinds of products, components, material, software, services and documents.