H -Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at the
general support category.
W h e n beyond lower category repair capability, return to depot.
D -Reparable item.
Condemnation and disposal of item not authorized below depot category.
L -Reparable item.
Condemnation and disposal not authorized below specialized repair
A -Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons
(i.e., precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material, or hazardous material). Refer
to appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. National Stock Number (Column (3)). Lists the National stock number (NSN) assigned to the item.
Use the NSN for requests/requisitions.
d. FSCM (Column (4)).
The Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the
e. Part Number (Column (5)).
Indicates the primary number used by the manufacturer (individual,
company, firm, corporation, or Government activity), which controls the design and characteristics of
the item by means of its engineering drawings, specifications standards, and inspection requirements
to identify an item or range of items.
NOTE: When you use an NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the part ordered, but go ahead and use or furnish it as the replacement part.
f. Description (Column (6)). This column includes the following information:
(1) The Federal item name and, when required, a minimum description to identify the item.
(2) Not Applicable.
(3) Items that are included in kits and sets are listed below the name of the kit or set.
(4) Spare/repair parts that make up an assembled item are listed immediately following the
assembled item line entry.
(5) NSN's for bulk materials are referenced in the description column in the line item entry for the
item to be manufactured\fabricated.
(6) Not Applicable.