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.
1 - Incomplete Part Number
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A design control or other reference number that does NOT identify an item of production without the use of additional information, or a specific part, type, or similar reference number does NOT identify or item of supply without the use of additional information.
MLI (SME) — Demilitarization instructions to be furnished by the Item/Technical Manager.
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)
Suitable for competitive acquisition. Potential sources shall include dealers/distributors. If sources are limited to the prime contractor and a subcontractor, a competitive code shall not be assigned unless both sources are expected to compete independently for contracts for the part.
Acquisition Method Suffix Code (AMSC_2876)
The Government has unlimited rights to the technical data, and the data package is complete. Valid AMCs: 1 and 2.
Supplementary Receivers (SUPPLM_RCVR_2534)
Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, PA 19111û5098
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
1 Feb 1975
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement that has not yet been subject to item standardization.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
DLIS-LFF, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3084
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 Feb 1975
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
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)
Construction materials: Includes paint and related materials, prefabricated building, wood products, metal and composition materials and their products, commercial hardware and miscellaneous items, cement, asphalt, building maintenance materials.
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)
NAVICP-ERP, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098
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).
Quantity Unit Pack (QUP_6106)
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.
Packaging Data Record contains data that does not meet current MIL-STD-2073-1C/D formats
Primary / Secondary Inventory Control Code (PICA_SICA_IND_5099)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Item Type Storage Code (ITM_TYP_STOR_5156)
Heated General Purpose – Heated 40 F and above
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Special Requirements - See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Unit Pack Weight (UP_WT_5153)
5ft 4in x 5ft 4in x 0.5in
Unit Pack Size (UP_SZ_5154)
1.230 cu ft
Unit Pack Cube (UP_CU_5155)
Preservation Material Code (PRSRV_MAT_CD_5162)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided
Wrapping Material Code (WRAP_MAT_CD_5163)
Special requirements – see specific instructions or drawings provided
Cushioning and Dunnage Material Code (CUSH_DUN_MAT_5164)
Special requirements. See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
Special requirements-See specific instructions or drawings provided
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Intermediate Container Code (INTMD_CTNR_CD_5167)
Special requirement – See specific instructions or drawings provided.
Unit Container Level Code (UNIT_CTNR_LVL_5168)
Unit container is not an acceptable shipping container.
Packing Requirement Code - For Level A (Maximum) Packing (LVL_A_PKG_CD_5170)
Packing shall be accomplished to meet the performance test requirements of ASTMD4169, Distribution Cycle 18, Assurance Level 1.
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.