2 Feb Cataloging Handbook H6, the alphabetic index of item names, includes a reference to FSC following each Approved Item Name. Changes to. 7 May This Federal Item Identification Guide for Supply Cataloging is issued under the . appear in Cataloging Handbook H6, applicable to this FIIG. The Federal Item Name Directory Search Tool is a logistics web tool developed to search for items of supply by name. Federal Item Name Directory provides.

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It maintains these codification system support files at each NCB by scheduled electronic update. Where appropriate, the main inclusions and exclusions, which delimit the coverage of a particular class, are shown immediately following cataloging handbook h6 title for the class.

The FSC utilizes a four-digit coding structure. A FIIG is a document used to identify an item by describing its attributes or characteristics in coded format to differentiate it from other items of cataloging handbook h6 and to establish the supplementary data necessary for cataloging handbook h6 management. In most instances gaps have been left within each group, between the numbers assigned to adjacent classes, to permit the insertion of new classes in logical sequence, when neces- sary, because of technological advances or to accomplish other desirable additions and changes.

Many participating nations maintain versions of these handbooks in their own national languages.

The United States is the proponent for the official naming and classification standards. In order to accomplish this, groups and classes have been established for the universe of commodities, with emphasis on the items known to be in the supply systems of the Federal Government. Groups 21, 27, 33, 50, 57, 64, 82, cataloging handbook h6, 90, 92, 97, and 98 are currently unassigned.

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Code numbers are so assigned as to make it possible to expand the number of groups and classes as that becomes necessary. Cataloging Tools Maintenance “Cataloging tools” are the supporting reference publication and data files which support operation of the NCS. The following list offers a few examples of cataloging handbook h6 tools that are essential to the success of the Cataloging handbook h6. It is necessary to record each manufacturer’s names against codified items.


This publication is available on the Cataloging handbook h6 at www. Definitions of each name are also included. The first two digits of the code number identify the group, and the last two digits cataloging handbook h6 the code number identify the classes within each group. For example, Saudi Arabia has produced Arabic versions of both handbooks. The code reflects the source and location of technical documentation for an item.

International Logistics Data Exchange: The H2 is available on the WWW at http: Revisions are produced as required. The FSC is a commodity classification designed to serve the functions of supply and is sufficiently comprehensive in scope to permit the classification of all items of personal property. The structure of the FSC, as presently established, consists of 78 groups, which are subdivided into classes.

Cataloging handbook h6 class covers a relatively homogeneous area of commodities, in respect to their physical or performance characteristics, or in the respect that the items included therein are such cataloging handbook h6 are usually requisitioned or issued together, or constitute a related grouping for supply management purposes.