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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.

Caulking Gun Nozzle | 5120-00-966-5378

Caulking Gun Nozzle

5120-00-966-5378

Socket Head Cap Screw | 5305-01-466-9745

Socket Head Cap Screw

5305-01-466-9745

Machine Screw | 5305-00-914-6148

Machine Screw

5305-00-914-6148

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.

Panel Light | 6210-00-979-9203

Panel Light

6210-00-979-9203

Blockout Device | 4930-01-422-1871

Blockout Device

4930-01-422-1871

Antenna | 5985-01-562-4094

Antenna

5985-01-562-4094

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.

Power Supply | 6130-00-463-1118

Power Supply

6130-00-463-1118

Dial Indicating Pressure Gage | 6685-00-786-3301

Dial Indicating Pressure Gage

6685-00-786-3301

Epoxy Primer Coating Kit | 8010-01-416-6556

Epoxy Primer Coating Kit

8010-01-416-6556

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.

Liquid Level Switch | 5930-01-180-3786

Liquid Level Switch

5930-01-180-3786

Electromagnetic Relay | 5945-00-984-3947

Electromagnetic Relay

5945-00-984-3947

Circuit Card Assembly | 5998-00-231-1998

Circuit Card Assembly

5998-00-231-1998

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.

Digital Microcircuit | 5962-01-156-8656

Digital Microcircuit

5962-01-156-8656

Induct Wire Wound Fixed Resistor | 5905-00-837-3613

Induct Wire Wound Fixed Resistor

5905-00-837-3613

Assembled Washe Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-210-7822

Assembled Washe Self-locking Nut

5310-01-210-7822

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.

Gasket | 5330-00-508-0753

Gasket

5330-00-508-0753

Electrical Solenoid | 5945-01-041-9241

Electrical Solenoid

5945-01-041-9241

Electrical Grounding Strip | 5999-01-627-6135

Electrical Grounding Strip

5999-01-627-6135

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