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Product Change Notification - GBNG-15KQFZ896   (Convert To PDF)

11 Jul 2017
Product Category:
Notification subject:
CCB 2971 Final Notice: Implement marking changes for virtually all Atmel products
Notification text:

PCN Status: 
Final notification.

Microchip Parts Affected:
All virtually Atmel products.

Description of Change:
Implement marking changes for virtually all Atmel products

Pre Change: 
Atmel top marking format and with bottom marking.

Post Change:
Microchip top marking format,  traceability code and without bottom mark.

Pre and Post Change Summary:


Pre Change

Post Change

Top Mark

Atmel top marking format

 Microchip top marking format and traceability code

Bottom Mark

With bottom marking

Without bottom marking


See attached pre and post marking guidelines

Impacts to Data Sheet: 
Where applicable

Change Impact:

Reason for Change:
To improve manufacturability and traceability by standardizing marking format for virtually all Atmel products as part of the integration of Microchip and Atmel.

Change Implementation Status:
In Progress

Estimated First Ship Date:
September 01, 2017

Note: Please be advised that after the estimated first ship date customers may receive pre and post change parts.

Time Table Summary:


July 2017


September 2017












Final PCN Issue Date












Estimated Implementation Date












Method to Identify Change:  
Top marking and Traceability Code

Qualification Report:
Not applicable

Revision History:
July 11, 2017: Issued final notification.

The change described in this PCN does not alter Microchip’s current regulatory compliance regarding the material content of the applicable products.

Please contact your local Microchip sales office with questions or concerns regarding this notification.

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