EXPENDABLE/DURABLE SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS LIST
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This listing is for informational purposes only and is not authority to requisition the listed items. These items are
authorized to you by CTA 50-970, Expendable/Durable Items (Except Medical, Class V, Repair Parts, and Heraldic
Items), or CTA 8-100, Army Medical Department Expendable/Durable Items.
E-2. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
a. Column (1) - Item Number. This number is assigned to the entry in the listing and is referenced in the INITIAL
SETUP of each maintenance task (e.g., cleaning compound, item 19, appx. E).
b. Column (2) - Level. This column identifies the lowest level of maintenance that requires the listed item.
F-Direct Support Maintenance
H-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 CAGE and Part Number. Identifies the federal item name and, if required, a description
to identify the item. The last line for each item indicates the Contractor and Government Entity (CAGE) in parentheses
followed by the part number.
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 (ea, in, pr). If the unit of measure differs from the
unit of issue, requisition the lowest unit of issue that will satisfy your requirements.