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 may exist, but it has previously been established and documented that industry refuses to provide the technical data sufficient for preparation on a full descriptive method item identification based on policy, restricted or proprietary data rights, nonexistence of technical data, etc.
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)
Precious Metal Content is unknown.
1 Feb 2015
Replaced / Replacement ISC
Replaced / Replacement Originator
Replacement NIIN Status
Replaced / Replacement NSN
28 Sep 1970
Item Standardization Code (ISC_2650)
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)
Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, VA 23297-5000
NIIN Status Code (NIIN_STAT_CD_2670)
Item is inactive (no recorded Primary/Secondary Inventory Control Activity (PICA/SICA)). File data coded KFD is forwarded.
28 Sep 1970
Standardization Decision Date (DT_STDZN_DEC_2300)
NMFC Sub Item
Originating Activity Code (ORIG_ACTY_CD_4210)
Less Than Carload (LCL_CD_2760)
Water Commodity Code (WRT_CMDTY_CD_9275)
Electical Appliances, Small
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)
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)
A Variation Exists. NMFC and UFCC Do Not Match. Activity needs to determine which of these descriptions apply.
Source of Supply (SOS_CD_3690) or Source of Supply Modifier (SOSM_CD_2948)
DLA Aviation, Richmond, VA 23297 ** 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.