Search for a specific FSG, FSC, CAGE code or PS Issue
The first 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Group (FSG).
The last 2 digits of the Federal Supply Classification Group (FSCG) is called the Federal Supply Class (FSC).
An FSC Search is conducted with the full 4-digit FSCG number.
A Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-digit alpha numeric identifier which is assigned to suppliers of various Governmental agencies.
The Preventive Maintenance Monthly is series of United States Army technical bulletins published since June 1951 as a monthly magazine with comic book-style art to illustrate proper preventive maintenance methods.
Design Control Reference. The primary number used to identify an item of production or a range of items of production, by the manufacturer (individual, company, firm, corporation, or Government activity) which controls the design, characteristics, and production of the item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications and inspection requirements.
5 - Replaced / Discontinued
Reference Number Category Code (DRN_2910)
Secondary Reference. Any additional number, other than a primary number (codes 1,2,3,4) informative reference (code 6) or vendor item drawing reference (code 7) assigned to an item of production or supply by a commercial or Government organization, which represents the same item of production or supply to which the National Stock Number (NSN) was assigned. The reference number may have had an RNCC of 1, 2, 3, 4 or 7 but has since been replaced in the item-of-supply concept of the NSN by another primary number.
9 - No Longer Used
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A specification, standard, or other reference number which is superseded, canceled, obsolete or discontinued and is coded Reference Number Category Code (RNCC) 5; a reference number for information only coded RNCC 6; or a reference number coded RNCC D.
2 - Production Item
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A design control or other reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of production, or a source control reference or a specification or standard part, type, or similar reference number that is an item-identifying number for an item of supply.
A Defense Logistics Information Service-generated code for items lacking but requiring an RPDMRC (i.e., through mass FIIG revision change an item may be downgraded from a type 1 to a reference or partial descriptive method item identification).
Demilitarization Code (DEMIL_CD_0167)
MLI (SME) — Total destruction of item and components so as to preclude restoration or repair to a usable condition by melting, cutting, tearing, scratching, crushing, breaking, punching, neutralizing, etc. (As an alternate, burial or deep water dumping may be used when coordinated with the DOD Demilitarization Program Office.)
Hazardous Material Indicator Code (HMIC_0865)
Indicates there is no data in the HMIRS and the NSN is in a FSC not generally suspected of containing hazardous materials.
Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC_0802)
Precious Metal Content is unknown.
ADPE Identification Code (ADPEC_0801)
Represents items with no ADP components. NOTE: Codes 1 through 6 are only to be used when the item is Automatic Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) in its entirety and is limited to the type meeting only one of the definitions for codes 1 through 6. (See code 9)
Integrated Management: Relinquishment of Service management of an item in designated commodity oriented Federal Supply Classes to the IMM (FSC manager) for management.
Item Management Coding Activity (IMC_ACTY_2748)
Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, UT 84056-5609
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
1 Dec 1974
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement that has been included in an item reduction study but an intelligent decision could not be made due to lack of sufficient technical data.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL 35898-5230
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is active. File data coded KFD is forwarded. if this KFD data represents your item of supply, submit, if applicable, an LAD, LAU, or LCU transaction. Otherwise, use the National Stock Number (NSN) in your supply system.
1 Dec 1974
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Less Than Carload (LCL_CD_2760)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Tools, Hand and Portable, Electric
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
No special type of cargo code applicable
Special Handling Code (SP_HDLG_CD_9240)
No special handling required. Heavy Lift (HL). Five short tons (10,000 lbs) or more. Applies to any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN). Outsized Dimensions. Dimensions of any piece, package, or palletized, unitized or containerized unit (excluding SEAVAN/MILVAN, CONEXs, and POVs) which exceed six (6) feet in any dimension.
Air Dimension Code (AIR_DIM_CD_9220)
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 72 inches in any dimension.
Air Commodity Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
Signal Corps supplies and equipment, including radio equipment and supplies, communications equipment and supplies, electrical equipment and supplies, etc.
Air Special Handling Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
No special handling required.
Less Than Truckload (CLAS_RTNG_CD_2770)
National Motor Freight Classification Number (NMFC Item Number) (NMFC_2850)
NMFC Sub Item Number (SUB_ITM_NBR_0861)
Uniform Freight Classification (UFC_CD_MODF_3040)
Freight Description (FRT_DESC_4020)
Rail Variance (RAIL_VARI_CD_4760)
A Variation Exists. NMFC and UFCC Do Not Match. Activity needs to determine which of these descriptions apply.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
Defense Logistics Agency, Enterprise Business Systems
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
INSURANCE/NUMERIC STOCKAGE OBJECTIVE ITEM. Items which may be required occasionally or intermittently, and prudence requires that a nominal quantity of materiel be stocked due to the essentiality or the lead time of the item. 1. The item is centrally managed, stocked, and issued. 2. Requisitions will be submitted in accordance with IMM/Service requisitioning procedures.
Controlled Item Inventory Code (CIIC_2863)
Non-Sensitive (SRC-N/A) — UNCLASSIFIED AA&E or Items assigned a Demilitarization Code other than A, B, Q or P for which another CIIC is inappropriate. (NOTE: The loss, theft, unlawful 011disposition, and/or recovery of an item with CIIC 7 will be investigated in accordance with DoD 4000.25-2-M and DoD 7200.14–R, Volume 12, Chapter7).
AIR FORCE ERRC XB3: Stock Fund (Except Munitions); DLA: This item has been reviewed and a determination made that the item cannot or should not be restored to a serviceable condition from an unserviceable condition; NAVY: 1I cog not stocked print on demand flat forms
Unit of Issue (UI_3050)
Each - A numeric quantity of one item of supply. Do not use if a more specific term applies, such as kit, set, assortment, assembly, group, sheet, plate, strip or length.
Shelf Life Code (SLC_2943)
TYPE I or TYPE II (Non-Deteriorative/No Shelf-Life) - An individual item of supply which is determined through an evaluation of technical test data and/or actual experience to be an item with a definite non-extendible period of shelf-life OR An individual item of supply having an assigned shelf-life time period that may be extended after completion of inspection/test/restorative action.
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Air Force
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Defense Logistics Agency
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
Cushioning / Dunnage
Unit Container Level
Level A Packing
Level B Packing
Packaging Data Source Code (PK_DTA_SRC_CD_5148)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Primary / Secondary Inventory Control Code (PICA_SICA_IND_5099)
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
As required to protect the item or elements of the package
Special Marking Code (SP_MKG_CD_5169)
No special marking
Packing Requirement Code - For Level A (Maximum) Packing (LVL_A_PKG_CD_5170)
Packing shall be accomplished in accordance with table C.II for the packing level specified. Closure sealing and reinforcement shall be in accordance with applicable specification for shipping container.
Packing Requirement Code - For Level B (Intermediate) Packing (LVL_B_PKG_CD_5171)
Packing shall be accomplished in accordance with table C-II for the packing level specified. Closure sealing and reinforcement shall be in accordance with the appropriate shipping container specification.
Options can be exercised as to specific method of preservation or DoD approved packaging materials to be used. However, basic preservation method shall be retained, supplemental data shall be complied with, and unit package dimensions shall not be increased by more than one inch. Equal or better protection shall be given the item and there shall be no increase in the package cost.