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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.

Headless Shoulder Pin | 5315-01-244-4718

Headless Shoulder Pin

5315-01-244-4718

Test Lead Set | 6625-01-121-0510

Test Lead Set

6625-01-121-0510

File Folder | 7540-00-222-3442

File Folder

7540-00-222-3442

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.

Tube To Hose Elbow | 4730-00-103-2195

Tube To Hose Elbow

4730-00-103-2195

Single Leg Wire Rope Assembly | 4010-01-431-7380

Single Leg Wire Rope Assembly

4010-01-431-7380

Weapon System Resilient Mount | 5342-01-061-7086

Weapon System Resilient Mount

5342-01-061-7086

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.

Airli Filter-lubricator Assembly | 4930-00-545-2269

Airli Filter-lubricator Assembly

4930-00-545-2269

Liquid Quantity Indicator | 6680-00-929-4413

Liquid Quantity Indicator

6680-00-929-4413

Hexagon Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-523-3946

Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-523-3946

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.

Flat Washer | 5310-00-167-0811

Flat Washer

5310-00-167-0811

Trigger Switch | 5930-01-406-2255

Trigger Switch

5930-01-406-2255

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-067-7894

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-067-7894

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.

Fluid Filter Element | 2945-01-618-9731

Fluid Filter Element

2945-01-618-9731

Circuit Card Assembly | 5998-00-231-1998

Circuit Card Assembly

5998-00-231-1998

Plate Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-615-6396

Plate Self-locking Nut

5310-01-615-6396

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.

Nut And Bo Retainer | 5340-01-544-7718

Nut And Bo Retainer

5340-01-544-7718

Hexagon Self-locking Nut | 5310-01-561-0928

Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-561-0928

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-449-6889

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-449-6889

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