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Schedule B Export Code

A ten position numeric code that identifies an item exported overseas. This unique identification code is assigned by the U.S. Census bureau.

Secondary Inventory Control Activity Level Of Authority

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

Secondary Inventory Control Activity

A code that identifies a supply control activity responsible for controlling stock levels and maintaining item accountability when supply support is furnished by a different service or agency or, in the case of defense supply centers, responsible for residual supply management actions not transferred to the general services administration /gsa/. Short title-sica. Formerly-the retail manager. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 103.

Chemical Agent Detector Paper | 6665-00-050-8529

Chemical Agent Detector Paper

6665-00-050-8529

Wire Rope Swaging Sleeve | 4030-01-088-2952

Wire Rope Swaging Sleeve

4030-01-088-2952

Electrical Receptacle Connector | 5935-01-067-7894

Electrical Receptacle Connector

5935-01-067-7894

Serial Number Control Code

A one position numeric code which identifies whether or not an item of supply is subject to serial number control. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 150.

Service/agency Designator Code

A twenty position alpha code designated by the military services or a federal agency that a national stock number (NSN) is accepted as a substitute for the item identified by the reference number. A=army, c=coast guard, d=defense logistics agency, f=air force, g=general services administration, m=marine corps, n=navy, o=other DOD , t=federal aviation administration, and v=other civil agencies. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 154.

Shelf Life Code

A one position alphanumeric code that indicates the storage time period or perishability of an item. Type I indicates 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. Type ii indicates an individual item of supply having an assigned shelf-life time period that may be extended after completion of inspection, test, or restorative action. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-36 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 50.

Thermal Relay | 5945-00-119-9003

Thermal Relay

5945-00-119-9003

Fuel Boo Panel Assembly | 1680-01-216-1923

Fuel Boo Panel Assembly

1680-01-216-1923

Electromagnetic Relay | 5945-00-984-3947

Electromagnetic Relay

5945-00-984-3947

Size Of Business Code

A one position alpha code that is recorded in the commercial and government entity (CAGE) code master file, which indicates the number of employees of a business or corporate complex. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 199.

Source Of Supply (SOS) Code

A three position alphanumeric code or routing identifier code (RIC), which identifies the source of supply activity. In accordance with DA PAM 708-2, table 3-37 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, tables 59 and 103.

Special Handling Code

A one position alphanumeric code for all shipments via water to identify the exception handling required for cargo included within the shipment unit. A numeric code indicates single handling condition. An alpha code indicates mixed handling requirements. In accordance with DOD 4100.3-m, volume 10, table 83.

Liquid Level Switch | 2910-01-366-8983

Liquid Level Switch

2910-01-366-8983

Table Assembly Latch | 5342-00-670-9350

Table Assembly Latch

5342-00-670-9350

Spring Pin | 5315-00-619-6515

Spring Pin

5315-00-619-6515

Special Marking Code

A two position alphanumeric code that identifies the special markings applied to the container, which is part of the total pack to protect the contained item during preservation, packing, storage, transit and removal from the pack. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix j, table j.x.

Special Material Content Code

A one position alphanumeric code that indicates that an item represents or contains peculiar material requiring special treatment, precautions, or management control of the item. In accordance with navsup p-485, volume ii, appendix 9, part V and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 102.

Special Material Identification Code (SMIC)

A two position alphanumeric code, which categorizes material on the basis of requirements for source or quality control, technical design or configuration control, procurement, stocking and issue control, special receipt, inspection, testing, storage, or handling. In accordance with navsup p-485, volume ii, appendix 14 and DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 60.

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

Hexagon Self-locking Nut

5310-01-523-3946

Electric Soldering Iron Tip | 3439-00-389-4759

Electric Soldering Iron Tip

3439-00-389-4759

Aircraft Ordnance Suspension Lug | 1325-00-116-4452

Aircraft Ordnance Suspension Lug

1325-00-116-4452

Special Packaging Instruction (SPI) Date

A five position numeric date that indicates the date of the SPI. The first two positions indicate the year, followed by a three position julian date. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iv.

Special Packaging Instruction (SPI) Number

A ten position alphanumeric number that identifies a specific SPI, which is provided by the packaging design activity. The first position will contain one of the following: a=army; d=dla; f=air force; m=marine corps; or n=navy. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iv.

Special Packaging Instruction (SPI) Revision

A one position alpha code that identifies the version of the SPI. Code begins with the letter a for the first revision, then proceeding through the alphabet for each succeeding revision. The letters i, o, q, s, X and Z shall not be used. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iv.

Shoulder Bolt | 5306-00-345-8346

Shoulder Bolt

5306-00-345-8346

Shoulder Bolt | 5306-01-585-1751

Shoulder Bolt

5306-01-585-1751

Liquid Level Switch | 2910-01-366-8983

Liquid Level Switch

2910-01-366-8983

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code

A four position numeric code that identifies the business activity and function. The naics (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. SIC system.

State Or Province

A thirty-six position clear text name field of a state or province for the U.S., Canada, or other countries.

State

A two position alpha field that indicates the U.S. Postal service state and U.S. Possession abbreviation.

Blind Rivet | 5320-01-238-7253

Blind Rivet

5320-01-238-7253

Rifle Bore Cleaning Compound | 6850-00-224-6657

Rifle Bore Cleaning Compound

6850-00-224-6657

Electrical Plug Connector | 5935-01-623-1114

Electrical Plug Connector

5935-01-623-1114

Status Code

A one position alpha code that identifies the status condition of a commercial and government entity (CAGE) code. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 19.

Status Code

A one position alpha code which denotes the current status of a data element contained in either the name or federal supply class master or validation files.

Stores Account Code

A one position numeric code that indicates the type of funds employed within the marine corps in supply support operations. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 55.

Pin-rivet | 5320-00-558-3132

Pin-rivet

5320-00-558-3132

File Folder | 7540-00-222-3442

File Folder

7540-00-222-3442

Gasket | 5330-00-508-0753

Gasket

5330-00-508-0753

Street Address

A thirty-six position alphanumeric and special character field that indicates the supplier street address.

Supplemental Instructions

A fifty-nine position clear text field that provides additional packaging instructions, in addition to that shown in the preservation and packing data area. In accordance with DOD 4100.39-m, volume 10, table 182 and MIL-STD-2073-1E, appendix e, table e.iii.

Supplementary Collaborator

An activity designated to collaborate on proposed revisions to the item identification data of a specific national item identification number on which it is recorded.

Trigger Switch | 5930-01-406-2255

Trigger Switch

5930-01-406-2255

Tube Cap | 4730-01-629-1739

Tube Cap

4730-01-629-1739

Indicating Pyrometer | 6685-00-519-5213

Indicating Pyrometer

6685-00-519-5213

Supplementary Receiver

An activity designated to receive distribution of item identification file maintenance data for a specific national item identification number on which it is recorded.

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