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.
An approved item name and FIIG exist but the item involved is so unique in design that it cannot be fully described in accordance with the FIIG.
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)
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)
AF Cataloging Agent DLIS-K, Battle Creek, MI 49037-3094
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.
6 May 1974
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Rail Variance (RAIL_VARI_CD_4760)
No Variation. NMFC and UFCC Match.
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)
Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)
Method of Preservation Code (MTHD_PRSRV_CD_5160)
Watervaporproof bag, sealed
Cleaning and Drying Procedure Code (CLNG_DRY_PRC_5161)
Any suitable process that is not injurious to the item.
Cushioning and Dunnage Material Code (CUSH_DUN_MAT_5164)
PPP-C-795, cellular plastic film cushioning; or A-A-3129, open cell plastic cushioning; or PPP-C-1797, polypropylene foam cushioning; or A-A-59136, polyethylene foam cushioning
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)
Any suitable fiber box included in this table may be used (see J.4.9.1).
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.