​​​​​​​​​​​Materials Disclosure Requirements​
To ensure compliance with international and customer requirements that prohibit or restrict the use of specific substances in products manufactured and/or sold by Cummins Inc. As such, Cummins requires its suppliers to comply with the CES 10903​ standard which requires the disclosure of all substances present in materials and components where the substance is present is at or above the defined threshold value (weight percentages) in any homogenous layer or feature of the material. 

 2000px-Microsoft_Excel_2013_logo.svg.png Cummins Prohibited and Declarable Substance Lists (63 KB)   (requires login)

NOTE:  Access to the Cummins Engineering standard CES 10903 and/or to the Declarable Substance List requires a login to the secure side of the Cummins Supplier Portal.  If you do not have an account on the Supplier Portal, contact the Supplier Help Desk.


All materials and items shall conform to the restrictions on the content of declarable list substances. A declarable list substance is a substance that is restricted and/or prohibited by one or more regulations that may be applied and/or region-specific. The supplier shall obtain written approval from Cummins for authorized use of declarable substances prior to the source release of preproduction items and prior to PPAP of new/revised items.


The approved certificate from CMI (Material Compliance) is REQUIRED at the time of PPAP, or the approval of PPAP will be delayed.​

Materials Disclosure Guide

We have developed Material Compliance System to collect and report the data to our customers and regulatory authorities. Through this system, we may have contacted you to provide full material disclosure (FMD) for the parts supplied to various Cummins facilities.

FMD can be submitted using CDX, BOMCheck, the Anthesis template, or IMDS (for automotive applications only). Please refer presentation describing the materials compliance requirements of Cummins suppliers in the related links section.


•       CDX is used as a preferred method for Restricted Substances data collection for all non-automotive products supply chain.

•       You can reach the CDX registration page via the CDX Login Button in the CDX Homepage. Click Register your company in the Registration section.

•       Supplier MUST use 6-digit SIM code while submitting MDS to Cummins CDX ID 13170

•       Cost: Free for suppliers to report FMD data to Cummins. Supplier will need to pay licenses if they want to collect data from sub-tier suppliers


•       BOMcheck is used for non-automotive products supply chain

•       Support FMD (Class D) and Substance level disclosure (Class C)

•       Cost: Free for suppliers with turnover < 3M Euro otherwise, 300 Euro per year. If you choose to submit data via BOMCheck and your revenue is less than 3M Euro, please provide your information to supplier.compliance@cummins.com to help you set up your free account.

•       Send completion communication to supplier.compliance@cummins.com


Anthesis: Please refer to Anthesis template, and a step-by-step instruction guide on how to complete the Anthesis template in the related link section.


•       The International Material Data System (IMDS) is used for parts that are used in On-highway applications for automotive customers.

•       You can reach the IMDS registration page via the Login Button in the IMDS Homepage  Click Register your company in the Registration section.

•       Supplier MUST use 6-digit SIM code while submitting MDS to Cummins IMDS ID 3664

•       Cost: Free for suppliers to collect and report FMD data​


Furthermore, suppliers may also be asked to provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Suppliers shall provide a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that includes disclosure of the product's chemical and physical properties in a level of detail necessary to effectively protect our employees and the environment, as well as to support our efforts to comply with all applicable regulations and customer requirements

For questions about materials disclosures, email supplier.compliance@cummins.com