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.
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 (Non-Significant Military Equipment – Non-SME) — Demilitarization not required — Trade Security Controls (TSCs) required at disposition.
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)
Item does not contain Precious Metal.
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)
Acquire directly from the actual manufacturer, whether or not the prime contractor is the actual manufacturer.
Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC_2876)
The Government physically does not have in its possession sufficient, accurate, or legible data to purchase this part from other than current source(s). (NOTE: This code is applicable only to parts under immediate buy requirements and only as long as the deficiency is under review for resolution and appropriate recoding.) Valid AMCs: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Item Management Code (IMC_2744)
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)
Naval ICP, Philadelphia, PA 19111
Supplementary Collaborators (SUPPLM_COLLBR_2533)
Naval ICP, Philadelphia, PA 19111
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
12 Nov 1973
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement which has been included in an item reduction study and which initially does not replace an item not authorized for procurement. In addition, in generic relationships, a code 2 item is related to a code 1 item.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098
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.
12 Nov 1973
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Aircraft Parts, To include Test/Tool Sets and Equipment (other than armament systems)
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
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)
Supplies and equipment for aircraft and aerial targets, including aircraft and maintenance parts, aircraft accessories, aircraft instruments and laboratory test equipment, aerial targets and gliders, aircraft/missile technical order compliance kits, 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)
No Variation. NMFC and UFCC Match.
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)
TERMINAL ITEM. Identifies items in stock, but future procurement is not authorized. Requisitions may continue to be submitted until stocks are exhausted. Preferred item National Stock Number is normally provided by application of the phrase: When Exhausted Use (NSN). Requisitions will be submitted in accordance with IMM/Service requisitioning procedures as applicable.
ARMY: When repair is beyond lower level maintenance capability, evacuate the item to depot. Disposal is not authorized below wholesale level; MARINE CORPS: Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to depot. Condemnation and disposal not authorized below depot level; NAVY: Field Level Reparables
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.
ARMY: If condemned or uneconomically repairable, then dispose at direct support (ds) level; DLA: This item has been reviewed and a determination made that the item can be restored to a serviceable condition from an unserviceable condition at the organizational/field level; MARINE CORPS: Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at the third echelon level; NAVY: (1) Fast-Moving 1I Cog Forms (2) Non-Perishable Provisions