EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS (SECTION II) (CONT).
No repair is authorized. (No parts or special tools are authorized for the maintenance of a "B"-
coded item.) However, the item may be reconditioned by adjusting, lubrication, etc., at the user
Recoverability Code. Recoverability codes are assigned to items to indicate the disposition on
unserviceable items. The recoverability code is entered in the fifth position of the SMR Code as
follows: Code Application/Explanation Z Nonreparable item. When unserviceable, condemn and
dispose of the item at the level of maintenance shown in the 3rd position of the SMR Code.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at Unit level.
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at Direct
Reparable item. When uneconomically reparable, condemn and dispose of the item at General
Reparable item. When beyond lower level repair capability, return to Depot. Condemnation and
disposal of item not authorized at below Depot level.
Reparable item. Condemnation and disposal of item not authorized at Specialized Repair Activity
Item requires special handling or condemnation procedures because of specific reasons (e.g.,
precious metal content, high dollar value, critical material or hazardous material.) Refer to
appropriate manuals/directives for specific instructions.
c. CAGEC (Column (3)). The Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) is a 5-digit numeric code
which is used to identify the manufacturer, distributor, or Government agency, etc., that supplies the item.
d. Pit Number (Column (4)). 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.
When you use a NSN to requisition an item, the item you receive may have a different part
number from the part you ordered.
Description and Usable on Code (UOC) (Column (5)). This column includes the following information.
The Federal item name and, when required, as a minimum description to identify the item.
Part number for bulk materials are referenced in this column in the line item entry for the item to be
In the Special Tools List section, the Basis Of Issue (BOI) appears as the last line(s) in the entry for
each special tool, special TMDE, and other special support equipment. When density of equipments
supported exceeds density spread indicated in the BOI, the total authorization is increased