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.
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)
Non-MLI/ Non-SLI — Demilitarization not required.
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)
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.
21 Oct 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)
Defense Logistics Agency, Enterprise Business Systems
Acquisition Advice Code (AAC_2507)
NOT STOCKED, CENTRALLY PROCURED # (NON-STOCKED ITEMS) IMM/Service centrally managed but not stocked item. Procurement will be initiated only after receipt of a requisition.
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.
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Defense Logistics Agency
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
0.012 cu ft
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)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Any suitable process that is not injurious to the item.
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
As required to protect the item or elements of the package
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
PPP-B-566, PPP-B-676, or ASTM-D5118, folding, setup or fiberboard box.
Intermediate Container Code (INTMD_CTNR_CD_5167)
ASTM-D5118, fiberboard box.
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 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.
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.