Individual serial number evolution - Petzl Other

Individual serial number evolution

In order to improve the product manufacturing traceability, Petzl decided to evolve the codification of the individual Serial Number of its PPE. The new codification will include the manufacturing batch number, which will give to Petzl a faster and more precise access to all manufacturing data's. 
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This change was put in place progressively for all of our PPE throughout 2016 and 2017.
Note: For the new B coding, the month of manufacturing is indicated by a letter. A corresponds to
January, B to February, C to March, and so on.
Also note that these changes were integrated progressively for the technical notices. Therefore, for
products manufactured in 2016 and 2017, you may observe some differences between the serial
number listed on the technical notice and the serial number listed on your PPE.
The Datamatrix has also changed. With the new codification (type B), only the individual serial
number is readable when scanning the Datamatrix.

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