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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.
4 - Non-Definitive Specification or Standard Document
Reference Number Category Code (DRN_2910)
Non-Definitive U.S. Government Specification or Standard Reference. Any Government specification or standard reference other than those indicated in code 2 as definitive references. This code shall be used for non-definitive Government specifications and standard references and non-definitive part numbers, type designators, and style numbers included therein which are coded with RNVC 1.
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.
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.
The item does not have a critical feature such as tolerance, fit restrictions or application. Nuclear hardness properties have not been determined (not valid for input).
Type of Item Identification (TYP_II_4820)
Full Descriptive - Reference - Descriptive Item Identification
Demilitarization Code (DEMIL_CD_0167)
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)
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)
Nonconsumable Item Material Support Code (NIMSC_0076)
An activity within the Navy is providing depot maintenance support.
Item Management Code (IMC_2744)
Reparables: Centrally managed recoverable items designated as reparable for the reasons that repair of unserviceable quantities of the items are considered by the inventory manager in satisfying requirements prior to or in conjunction with determining procurement quantities.
Item Management Coding Activity (IMC_ACTY_2748)
Naval ICP, Philadelphia, PA 19111
Depot Source of Repair Codes (DSOR_0903)
Fleet Readiness Center, South West (FRC-SW), North Island, San Diego CA
Supplementary Receivers (SUPPLM_RCVR_2534)
Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, PA 19111û5098
An item which, as a result of a formal item reduction study, is accepted as not authorized for procurement.
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.
An item authorized for procurement as a result of a formal item reduction study and accepted as a replacement for one or more items not authorized for procurement. In addition, in generic relationships, a code 1 item is related to a code 2 item.
30 Dec 1966
Date of Replacement Standardization Decision (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 72 inches in any dimension.
Air Commodity Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
Office, School, and Household Supplies/Equipment including Office Machines, Furniture/Stationary, Films, Synthetic/Special Training Films, Non-Hazardous Household Cleaning Products, Non-Hazardous Personal Hygiene Products, etc.
Air Special Handling Code (AIR_CMTY_HDLG_9215)
No special handling required.
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)
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)
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).
ARMY: If condemned or uneconomically repairable, then dispose at intermediate level; COAST GUARD: Reparable item. Repair, condemnation, and disposal not authorized below intermediate (district) level; MARINE CORPS: Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose at fourth echelon level; NAVY: Depot Level Reparable
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)
Department of the Navy
PICA / SICA
Unit Pack Cube
6in x 6in x 6in
0.174 cu ft
Cushioning / Dunnage
Unit Container Level
Level A Packing
Level B Packing
Packaging Data Source Code (PK_DTA_SRC_CD_5148)
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)
Container, watervaporproof bag, sealed, container
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)
A-A-1898, Grade II, water resistant cellulosic cushioning
Thickness of Cushioning or Dunnage Code (THK_CUSH_DUN_5165)
1 inch thick
Unit Container Code (UNIT_CTNR_CD_5166)
ASTM-D5118, Type CF, Class weather resistant, corrugated fiberboard box.
Intermediate Container Code (INTMD_CTNR_CD_5167)
Unit Container Level Code (UNIT_CTNR_LVL_5168)
Unit container is not an acceptable shipping container.
Special Marking Code (SP_MKG_CD_5169)
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.