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.
9 - No Longer Used
Reference Number Variation Code (DRN_4780)
A specification, standard, or other reference number which is superseded, canceled, obsolete or discontinued and is coded Reference Number Category Code (RNCC) 5; a reference number for information only coded RNCC 6; or a reference number coded RNCC D.
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 (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 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.
Electrostatic Discharge Code (ESD_EMI_CD_2043)
Represents items with ESD sensitivity.
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 annual buy value of this part falls below the screening threshold of $10,000 but it has been screened for known source(s). (NOTE: This code shall not be used when screening parts entering the inventory. It shall not be assigned in preference to or supersede any other AMSC.) 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)
Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, UT 84056-5609
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
2 Jan 1993
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
An item authorized for procurement that is in a specific Federal Supply Class (FSC) or item name grouping consisting primarily of items which are one-of-a-kind; therefore, little or no potential exists for elimination of items through formal item reduction studies.
Originator of Standardization Decision (ORG_STDZN_DEC_9325)
Defense Supply Center Columbus, Columbus, OH 43218
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.
2 Jan 1993
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Electical Appliances, Small
Type Cargo Code (TYPE_CGO_CD_9260)
Electrostatic Sensitive Device (ESD), subject to damage caused by electrostatic discharge. (See DoD 4500.32-R, Volume 1, Appendix A, Section I for additional information on ESD devices).
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)
Signal Corps supplies and equipment, including radio equipment and supplies, communications equipment and supplies, electrical equipment and supplies, 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)
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)
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).
AIR FORCE ERRC XF3: Stock Fund (Except Munitions); NAVY: Perishable Subsistence Items
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
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Department of the Air Force
Service / Agency Code (MOE_CD_2833)
Defense Logistics Agency
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
0.043 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)
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
As required to protect the item or elements of the package
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.
Packing Requirement Code - For Minimal Packing (MINM_PK_RQ_CD_5172)
Items or packages that require packing for acceptance by the carrier shall be packed in exterior type shipping containers in a manner that will ensure safe transportation at the lowest rate to the point of delivery and shall meet, as a minimum, the requirements of the following rules and regulations, as applicable to the mode(s) of transportation to be utilized: (a) Postal Regulations (b) Department of Transportation Regulations (c) Civil Air Regulations (d) Uniform Freight Classification Rules (e) National Motor Freight Classification Rules (f) American Truckers' Association Rules (g) Other applicable carriers' rules (h) Military Air Regulations for dangerous materials Consolidation of Shipments. All exterior packs of 1.5 cubic feet or less having no single dimension (length, width, height) exceeding 40 inches (and when the total number of such containers in any individual shipment exceeds 25), shall be consolidated, using flat pallets, box pallets, or containers as the consolidating media. Dangerous goods shall be prepared for shipment according to applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and international regulations in effect at time of shipment. Shipments by parcel post must comply with Postal Regulations.
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.