What does “… failures which are the responsibility of the manufacturer were examined” mean with failure rate data?
There are a few assumptions that make a large difference in failure rate data. One of these is the definition of a “failure.” On any valid certificate, information is given to help the user understand the data. It is critically important to anyone using the data for SIL verification. This webinar shows examples of failure rate data provided by certification bodies and explains qualifying statements provided on the certificates.