The amount and degree of product testing should be related to the risks identified in the design-planning phase. Product testing should be documented to the extent possible, USING PM1010-7 PRODUCT TEST RECORD for guidance. The Product Test Record Template covers a description of the test, the test purpose (including goals), test location/environment, observations, and more. Product tests may include but need not be limited to the following:
The Engineering Manager should review the results of product tests and evaluations. Review of test results should include defect and failure analysis and indicate any resulting actions taken.