EXPENDABLE/DURABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This listing is for information purposes only and is not authority to requisition the listed items. These items are authorized
to you by CTA 50-970 or CTA 8-100, Expendable/Durable Items (Except Medical, Class V, Repair Parts, and Heraldic
B-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
a. Column 1 - Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in the narrative
instructions to identify the material, e.g., Use drycleaning solvent (item 34, app B).
b. Column 2 - Category. This column identifies the lowest category of maintenance that requires the listed item.
F - Intermediate Direct Support Maintenance
H - Intermediate General Support Maintenance
c. Column 3 - National Stock Number. This is the National Stock Number assigned to the item; use it to request or
requisition the item.
d. Column 4 - Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a description to identify the item.
The last line of each item indicates the Federal Supply Code for Manufacturer (FSCM) in parentheses, followed by the
e. Column 5 - Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual maintenance function.
This measure is expressed by a two character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea, in., pr). A V in this column indicates
that the amount used will vary. If the unit of measure differs from the unit of issue, requisition the lowest unit of issue
that will satisfy your requirements.