Authorized Use Policy

Unless specifically authorized in a Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation ("Fairchild") product data sheet or in writing by an authorized Fairchild representative, Fairchild's products are not authorized for use in the following applications:

  • Automotive
  • Military
  • Aerospace
  • Wave soldering
  • Any safety-critical application—including Life Support—where the failure of the Fairchild product would reasonably be expected to result in personal injury or death.

Any such authorized use must be accompanied by an agreement between Fairchild and its customer specifically governing the use of the Fairchild product.  In the event of any unauthorized use by a Fairchild customer—or a customer of a Fairchild customer—the Fairchild customer must fully indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Fairchild for any and all liability that arises out the unauthorized use.

All products sold by Fairchild shall be subject to Fairchild's Worldwide Terms and Conditions of Sale, to the extent consistent with this Authorized Use Policy.