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.
C - Advisory Reference
Reference Number Category Code (DRN_2910)
Advisory Reference. A number assigned to an item of production or supply not included in the item-of-supply concept to which the NSN has been assigned (e.g., an item that may have been used in the preproduction equipment design which has since been redesigned or replaced). Use of this RNCC is restricted to conditions where cross-reference is required to establish identification to an item of supply. Additionally, there is not direct relationship of the reference number to the NSN other than a Service/Agency individual decision. (RNCC shall be used only in conjunction with RNVC 1.
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.
National Item Identification Number (NCB_CD_4130/I_I_NBR_4131)
Type of Item Identification (TYP_II_4820)
NSN Center Does Not Have An Explanation
Demilitarization Code (DEMIL_CD_0167)
Non-MLI/ Non-SLI — Demilitarization not required.
Hazardous Material Indicator Code (HMIC_0865)
Indicates there is no information in the HMIRS; however, the NSN is in a FSC in Table II of Federal Standard 313 and a MSDS may be required by the user. The requirement for a MSDS is dependent on a hazard determination of the supplier or the intended end use of the product.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
DLA Troop Support, Philadelphia, PA 19111 ** No longer valid for input **
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.
Controlled Item Inventory Code (CIIC_2863)
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.