R e c o v e r a b i l i t y
C o d e s
special handling or
procedures because of specific
Precious metal Content, high
v a l u e ,
critical material, or hazardous
Refer to appropriate manuals/
directives for specific instructions.
FSCM (Column (3)).
The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM)
is a 5-digit numeric
code which is used to identify the manufacturer,
etc., that supplies the item.
PART NUMBER (Column (4)).
Indicates the primary number used by the
corporation, or Government activity),
which controls the design and chararteristics of the item by means of its
engineering drawings, specifications standards,
and inspection requirements to
When you use
a NSN to requisition an
a different part number from the part ordered.
DESCRIPTION AND) USABLE ON CODE (UOC) (Column (5)).
includes the folling information:
a minimum description
to identify the item.
security classification of the item is
the parentheLiral l ntry (inserL applicable physical
Phv Sec Cl (C) -Confidential, Phy Sec Cl (S) -Secret, Phy
Sec Cl (T)
[tema Lhat are included
in kits and sets are listed below the
name of the kit or set.
(4) Spare/r~pair parts that make up an assembled item are listed
immediately followin~ the assembled
item line entry.
ParL numbers for bulk materials are referenced in this column in
the line item entry for the item to be manufactured/fabricated .
item is not used with all serial numbers of the same
serial numbers are shown on the last line(s) of the
de~iription (befort. UOC).
when applicable (see paragraph C-5, Special