CSA N299.3:19 Quality assurance program requirements for the supply of items and services for nuclear power plants, Category 3.
3 Definitions The following definitions shall apply in this Standard: Authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) — the organization having jurisdiction over the design, procurement, fabrication, installation, testing, operation, inspection, maintenance, and decommissioning of a nuclear facility. Authorized distributor — a distributor authorized by a manufacturer to conduct transactions and distribute an item within the terms of a distribution agreement. Note: Other distributor(s) are considered unauthorized distributors/brokers. [Source: Adapted from SAE AS6496] Batch (or volume or lot) — an identifiable collection of items, or quantity of material, of a single type, grade, class, size, or composition produced in the same facility under essentially the same conditions and at essentially the same time. Business — an organizational entity with accountability to implement some or all of the requirements of this Standard. Calibration — comparing two instruments, measuring devices, or standards, one of which is of known accuracy. Note: It is done to detect, correlate, report, or eliminate by adjustment any variation in accuracy of the instrument or measuring device of unknown accuracy. Characteristic — any distinct property or attribute of an item, process, or service that can be described and measured to determine conformance and nonconformance to specified requirements.
Configuration management — a process that
a) establishes consistency between design requirements, physical and operational configuration, and documentation and records;
b) maintains configuration management element consistency from initial conception to cessation of operations;
c) maintains alignment of safety and design analysis with item configuration;
d) facilitates safe operations; and
e) supports changes.
Contract — the written covenant and other documents agreed to and legally binding between the customer and supplier, which specify requirements and conditions that are to be met to successfully complete the work.
Corrective action — any measure taken to rectify a nonconformance or other undesirable situation and, where necessary, the measures taken to rectify the cause(s) to preclude recurrence.
Counterfeit, fraudulent, or suspect item (CFSI) — an item that has been intentionally produced to a) replicate another item without obtaining legal permission to do so;
b) defraud by posing the false copy as genuine or original; or
c) misrepresent the original with intent to deceive, whether provided with incorrect identification or falsified or inadequate certification.
[Source: Adapted from EPRI 1019163]
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