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The DXC Compliance Data Exchange (CDX), a cloud based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution from DXC Technology for product chemical management and supply chain communication. CDX is centrally operated and supported by our company freeing you from IT consideration and constraints. The CDX solution is optimized for product manufacturers and suppliers in virtually any industry and requires almost no complex IT requirements or in-house implementation tasks.
There is a wide range of chemical management regulations that can impact a product's viability in virtually all global regions. Supply chain participants are often unaware of the obligations their clients must fulfill to sell product into these markets. CDX supports compliance with these obligations, enabling market access and helping to prevent liability and other legal consequences. CDX enables standardized creation and exchange of material data sheets or product structures throughout the supply chain, supporting establishment of material management processes. It ensures that only valid data forms are the basis of your material data sheets. CDX employs chemical, material and legal advisors to inform supply chain participants regarding current chemical topics of concern. This service provides data for materials manufactured to a public standard, a service center and training through our partners. CDX is accessible through the internet via a web browser and ready to use by any company in Electronics, Automotive, Heavy Equipment, Aerospace & Defense.
A Compliance Management Solution for all Industries
The DXC Compliance Data eXchange (CDX) is a powerful tool for material compliance & corporate responsibility content creation, visualization, and exchange.
CDX provides clients with powerful capabilities to manage chemical regulatory compliance, supply chain reporting, and data collection. CDX clients enjoy a globally accessible cloud computing compliance ecosystem with robust import and export capabilities using a variety of compliance data exchange protocols. The CDX Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment provides secure, managed data creation, validation, storage, editing with revision control, management, and exchange. DXC employs experts in material product regulations, product chemistry, and material engineering to improve product compliance. CDX facilitates exchange of supplier declarations and provides the same functionality for external declarations where feasible.
CDX works with compliance data import and export in multiple recognized industry XML formats, including IPC-1752A, IPC-1754, IPC-1755, IEC-62474, RMI-CMRT, and IMDS-AI. CDX converts between those standards, enriching and aggregating data from various sources and allowing companies and their supply chains to establish cross-industry, multi-tier data communication without data exposure or transmission. CDX provides comprehensive visualization mechanisms to understand, create, and maintain meaningful compliance data for improved business outcome and performance.
CDX employs legal advisors, who monitor regulation-defining organizations, such as the European Chemical Agency (ECHA), for new revised regulations and directives, and who update CDX with necessary information.
CDX contains standardized material declarations for thousands of materials produced to an industry standard and aids in the collection of product declarations from your supply chain. CDX has a focus on regulatory material product compliance, including reporting against supported legal regulations, corporate responsibility concerns, and product sustainability topics.
CDX automatically matches the assigned substances in a Material Data Sheet (MDS) with the regulations that are considered in scope for the company. Reports generation and analysis tools in CDX makes regulatory compliance management much easier.
Built in Regulations and Regulatory Directives Support
In addition to compliances, such as REACH and RoHS, CDX also addresses other compliance topics, including China RoHS, and other jurisdictional variations; California Proposition 65, Batteries, Packaging, ELV/GADSL, HKC, Conflict Minerals reporting, and many others. CDX supports data collection and reporting using its own optimized user interface, or via data import and export using:
- CMRT, and
- .XLS formats
External Clients System Support
The Web Services Interface (WSI) allows CDX users to leverage data in external systems and automatically exchange product and supplier data with CDX. The WSI integrates CDX data with in-house Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Environment Health and Safety (EHS), and Product Data Management (PDM) processes and systems in your environment. This includes internal workflows to support product development and reporting.
A Superior Value Proposition
Embedded Workflow Management
With inbox and outbox functionality in CDX, you can forward MDSs and CMDs quickly and transparently to your customers and suppliers. It all starts with an email process to invite companies that are not yet registered in CDX. The bulk mailing feature provides additional option to send inquiries to several suppliers in one transaction.
Analysis and Reports
CDX enables analysis of an individual MDS, several in-house MDSs or several suppliers, MDSs according to the source and disposition statement.
Substance and Material Management
CDX database contains more than 10,000 standard metals with compositions and norms, and also standard material and chemical pure substances. The data structures are standardized for all industries, and data can be communicated through all participating supply chains.
Embedded CMD Manager
The Corporate Responsibility with respect to conflict minerals is managed by the Conflict Minerals Declaration module. Regulation Wizard facilitates creating an MDS structure. It guides you through the supported legal regulations and simplifies provisioning of the required substances to create an MDS. Through CMD Manager clients are able to manage One Level Declaration, Partial Declaration and Full Material Declaration.
CDX functionalities to support the Conflict Minerals Management legislation and Substance of Concern reporting enables companies manage the Corporate Responsibility and contribute significantly to United Nations goals on Sustainability, as well as Fair Labor Practices.