MaxLinear’s Product Discontinuance Policy
It is MaxLinear’s general policy to notify all known customers for products affected by planned discontinuance. In compliance with JESD48B, MaxLinear will coordinate Last-Time Buy (LTB) purchases with customers unless a product discontinuance is related to product safety, regulatory or judicial compliance. Listed below is MaxLinear’s Product Discontinuance Policy:
MaxLinear will issue a Product Discontinuance Notice (PDN) for each discontinued part and notify known customers who have purchased the product. The PDN will contain the following information:
- PDN Number
- Publication Date
- Products affected by the PDN and any recommended replacement parts
- Last-Time Buy Date
- Last-Time Ship dates
- Contact Information
Unless otherwise stated, MaxLinear will provide the PDN to their customer(s) and approved distributors, allowing 6 months from the Publication Date for Last-Time Buy orders, and 12 months from the Publication Date for Last-Time Shipments. The approved distributors shall, where applicable, notify their affected customers of the product discontinuance.
Customer are required to submit a purchase order (“PO”) for the LTB requirements. All orders for discontinued product whether such product is standard or custom are non-cancellable and non-returnable (NCNR) at the time of PO placement.
For additional information about a specific product, please contact your local MaxLinear Sales Office which can be found on our website at www.maxlinear.com/sales