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Product Discontinuation Notice - Solid Polymer Line, SPA Series

Date: June 23, 2010

This letter is to confirm to your company that Cornell Dubilier Electronics is discontinuing some of the Solid Polymer product line, those being the SPA series. In accordance with Cornell Dubilier's product discontinuation policy, we are hereby giving notice of these product changes in order for your company to adjust its product purchasing records, or to make any final purchases of the discontinued products that are still in supply.

This notice only applies to all Cornell Dubilier's customers and distributors.

We are unable to provide this typed product as it has been replaced by another indirect replacement series, SPSX (SPCX), which is immediately available from inventory and launched back in July 2009. The replacement SPSX series is made with newer technology, providing better electrical performance. Some deviations will be case size (difference in height) and ESR rating. The termination material on the SPSX: matte Sn Finish + Cu, SPCX: matte Sn finish + SE.

Due to the decision made to discontinue this product, Cornell Dubilier will accept product for return for a period not to exceed three (3) months after this written notice, subject to the conditions stated under inventory adjustments. Any product not returned within the above stated period will not be accepted for return by Cornell Dubilier.

DiscontinuedRecommended Replacement
SPA331M02RSPSX331M02R or SPCX331M02R
SPA391M02RSPSX391M02R or SPCX391M02R
SPA151M04RSPSX151M04R or SPCX151M04R

Last Time Buy Conditions

We request that you carefully review this information and notify your purchasing offices and buyers to place your company's final purchases for available discontinued products as soon as possible according to the following last time buy terms and conditions.

Commencing with the date in this letter, your company has until two (3-4) weeks during which time you may place orders for this product. Final orders will be shipped within standard lead-time. We would like to caution you not to wait until the last moment for placing your final order(s) as product may be limited in availability. Orders for these products will be non-cancelable and non-returnable.

Last Time Buy Date: July 28, 2010

Final Ship Date: October 30, 2010

Thank you for your attention to this matter. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Terri Medeiros
SMT Product Manager
Phone: (508) 996-8561, ext. 196