Glossary Term: Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR)

Supplier Corrective Action Request (SCAR) is a change request that describes an issue with a part, process, or component of a product from a manufacturer that asks for a resolution.

A SCAR is a consumer requisition asking for corrective action or preventative action to be taken to fix an issue or non-conformity of a product.

In engineering quality management, the actions taken to fix the root problem as described in the SCAR are documented to ensure the problem or non-conformity doesn’t happen again.

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