FSC 6505 Drugs and Biologicals

Includes all drugs, medicinal grade chemicals, and Biologicals subject to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, listed in the Monograph section of the U.S. Pharmacopeia or the National Formulary or covered by the United States Adopted Names (USAN). Other nations may apply their own legal documents.

Excludes medicated cosmetics and toiletries classifiable in FSC 6508 and in vitro diagnostic substances and reagents classifiable in FSC 6550, and Veterinary Drugs and Biologicals classifiable in FSC 6509.

FSC 6525 Imaging Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary

Includes Medical X-ray Film; Medical X-Ray Film Viewing Equipment; Medical X-Ray Film Processing and Finishing Equipment and Supplies; X-Ray Tubes; Computerized Tomography (CT) scanners and related equipment; Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine and related equipment; Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners and related equipment; Computed and/or Direct Digital Radiography machines and related equipment; Ultrasound and Echocardiogram scanners and related equipment; Scintigraphy equipment; Medical Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) equipment; Medical Thermal Imaging equipment; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) spectroscopy machines and related equipment; and imaging supplies and Contrast delivery systems that are not used by other medical disciplines.

Excludes Industrial imaging equipment (X-ray, Thermal and the rest;) Supplies and equipment that can be used by other medical disciplines (See Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment and Supplies and Hospital and Surgical Clothing and related Special Purpose Items.)

FSC 6545 Replenishable Field Medical Sets, Kits, and Outfits

Excludes Sets and kits which can be logically classified in another FSC Class in Group 65, such as Insect Sting Kit; Otoscope and Opthalmoscope Set; In Vitro Diagnostic Test Kits; and the like.

FSC 6550 In Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits and Sets

Includes In vitro diagnostic aids, such as test tablets, test slides, test strips, test cards, test papers, test solutions, reagents; sets and kits designated for in vitro qualitative and quantitative tests on specimens, such as blood, urine, feces, and the like, for the purposes of aiding in the medical diagnosis of disease, determining body organ dysfunction, or other abnormal conditions.

Excludes In vivo diagnostic substances classifiable in FSC 6505.

FSC 6510 Surgical Dressing Materials

Includes Bandages, Compresses, Dressings, Gauze, Pads, Sponges, and impregnated surgical dressing materials.

FSC 6515 Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies

Includes Anesthesia Apparatus; Blood Transfusion Apparatus; Oxygen Therapy Apparatus; Respirators; Orthopedic Supplies; Arch Supports; Clinical Thermometers; Sutures; Hearing Aids; Veterinary Equipment; Endoscopes, Fiber Optic.

Excludes Opthalmic Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies; Non-Medical Endoscopes.

FSC 6530 Hospital Furniture, Equipment, Utensils, and Supplies

Includes Orthopedic Equipment; Operating Lights; Physiotherapy Equipment; Sterilizers; WheelChairs; Litters; Hospital Beds; Restraint Equipment.

FSC 6532 Hospital and Surgical Clothing and Related Special Purpose Items

Includes Only those clothing items which are required exclusively for use in hospital operations, or in medical or dental facilities, which have no functional counterpart elsewhere in Federal Organizations participating in the Federal Catalog System.

Excludes General purpose items of clothing and fabricated textile material.

FSC 6540 Ophthalmic Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies

Includes Ophthalmic Lens Cutting and Grinding Machine; Ophthalmic Lenses and Lens Blanks; Spectacle Frames; Ophthalmological and Optometric Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies.

Excludes Optical Lens Cutting and Grinding Machines: Ophthalmoscope and Otoscope Set; Surgical Instruments and Supplies that can be used by other medical disciplines; i.e., sutures, eye pads, eye shields, eye bath, and the like.

FSC 6520 Dental Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies

Includes Dental Engines; Dental Laboratory Equipment; Operating Chairs; Orthodontic Appliances; Teeth; Dental Metals; Dental Abrasives; Dental Laboratory Furniture.

FSC 6508 Medicated Cosmetics and Toiletries

Includes medicated cosmetics and toiletries that have been determined to be drugs in accordance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Excludes nonmedicated cosmetics and toiletries which are classifiable in Group 85.

FSC 6509 Drugs and Biologicals, Veterinary Use

Includes All Drugs, medicinal grade chemical, and Biologicals subject to the provisions of the Department of Agriculture (Veterinary Drugs and Biologicals) specifically formulated for Veterinary use. Other Nations may apply their own legal documents.

Excludes Drugs and Biologicals specifically formulated for Human use classifiable in FSC 6505.