This handbook is a compilation of the conformal coating industry's practical experience, and will assist the designers and users of conformal coatings in making informed choices. Users will better understand the properties of the various conformal coatings, the results to be achieved by its application and how to verify that these goals have been met. Use this document as a supplement in conjunction with the industry standard for qualification and quality conformance of conformal coating, Revision "A" significantly updates the environmental, health, and safety information when dealing with conformal coatings including advice on use of Web-based MSDS reporting. Use of conformal coating for tin whisker and fungus mitigation is also discussed as well as flammability issues. Content of the standard includes the very latest from industry experts on the application and selection of conformal coatings. Released October 2013; 183 pages.