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P | Technical Definitions

Packaging Category Code

A four position alphanumeric code used to group items by physical/chemical, weight/fragility, and preservative characteristics. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix a, tables a.i, a.ii, and a.iii.

Packaging Data Source Code

A one position alpha code that identifies the source from which the packaging data were obtained or received. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182.

Packaging Design Activity Code

A five position alphanumeric commercial and government entity (CAGE) code that identifies the packaging design activity. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iv.

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-144-0026

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-144-0026

Flush Catch | 5340-00-116-1581

Flush Catch

5340-00-116-1581

Electrical-electro Control Panel | 5895-01-548-8433

Electrical-electro Control Panel

5895-01-548-8433

Packing Requirement Code

A one position alphanumeric code that indicates the type of shipping container required for level a maximum packing protection. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix j, table j.ix.

Part Number

A thirty-two position alphanumeric or special character code that identifies an item of supply.

Phone

A twenty position alphanumeric or special character field that indicates the supplier telephone number.

Nylon Varnish | 8010-01-134-0415

Nylon Varnish

8010-01-134-0415

Battery Charger | 6130-01-548-7481

Battery Charger

6130-01-548-7481

Hexagon Slotted Self-locking Nut | 5310-00-047-2394

Hexagon Slotted Self-locking Nut

5310-00-047-2394

Phrase Code

A one position alphanumeric code assigned to a phrase used in the management data list to denote changes and/or relationships between national stock numbers and reference data. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-31 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 52.

Phrase Statement

A clear text field that explains the phrase code. Thirty-two positions for FLIS management data and thirty-four positions for ARMY amdf data.

Physical Category Code

A one position numeric code that indicates the physical category for picking, packing, and marking items for shipment. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 124.

Cartridge Valve | 4820-01-009-1736

Cartridge Valve

4820-01-009-1736

Boss Coupling | 4730-01-141-2555

Boss Coupling

4730-01-141-2555

Plain Seal | 5330-00-723-2888

Plain Seal

5330-00-723-2888

Post Office Box

A thirty-six position alphanumeric and special character field that indicates the supplier post office box.

Postal Zone

A ten position alphanumeric and special character field for an optional code used by foreign countries in place of a zip code.

Precious Metals Indicator Code (PMIC)

A one position alpha code, which identifies items that have precious metals as part of their content. Precious metals are those metals generally considered to be uncommon, highly valuable, and relatively superior in certain properties such as resistance to corrosion and electrical conductivity. The precious metals recovery program for the federal government encompasses gold, silver, platinum, and the platinum family which consists of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-32 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 160.

Re Charging And Testing Manifold | 4130-01-570-9752

Re Charging And Testing Manifold

4130-01-570-9752

Liquid Quantity Indicator | 6680-00-929-4413

Liquid Quantity Indicator

6680-00-929-4413

Push Switch | 5930-01-044-5688

Push Switch

5930-01-044-5688

Preservation Material Code

A two position alphanumeric code that identifies the material used to prevent or inhibit corrosion or deterioration of an item. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix j, table j.iii.

Price Validation Code

A one position alpha code that indicates the validity of the recorded unit price. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 177.

Primary Business Code

A one position alpha code that is recorded in the commercial and government entity (CAGE) code master file, which indicates the prime business category of a business or corporate complex. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 200.

Ribbed Trim Fastener | 5325-01-625-4443

Ribbed Trim Fastener

5325-01-625-4443

Marker Band | 9905-00-820-3065

Marker Band

9905-00-820-3065

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-144-0026

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-144-0026

Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA) Or Secondary Inventory Control Activity (SICA)

A one position alpha code that identifies which level of inventory control is responsible for the overall packaging data requirements assigned a specific national stock number (NSN). In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182.

Primary Inventory Control Activity (PICA)

A code indicating the principal supply control activity responsible for establishing stockage objectives, controlling stockage objectives and maintaining item accountability for an item of supply. Short title- PICA. Formerly-wholesale inventory manager. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 103.

Primary Inventory Control Acty Level Of Authority

A code that identifies the levels of authority of a primary inventory control activity /pica/. The code indicates /1/ logistics material management, /2/ level of responsibility and /3/ basis of categorization. The codes will be used internally within the system for statistics and general management data based on material management responsibilities assigned by services/agencies directives. See volume 10, table 74 and quick info online.

Automotive Trim Bezel | 2590-01-225-2503

Automotive Trim Bezel

2590-01-225-2503

Flush Catch | 5340-01-194-0891

Flush Catch

5340-01-194-0891

Liquid Quantity Indicator | 6680-00-929-4413

Liquid Quantity Indicator

6680-00-929-4413

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