COMPONENTS OF END ITEM (COEI) AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS (BII) LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the water heater to help you inventory the items for
safe and efficient operation of the equipment.
The Components of End Item (COEI) and Basic Issue Items (BII) Lists are divided into the following sections.
Section II, Components of End Item List. This listing is for information purposes only, and is not authority to
requisition replacements. These items are part of the water heater. As part of the end item, these items must be with the
end item whenever it is issued or transferred between property accounts. Items of COEI are removed and separately
packaged for transportation or shipment only when necessary. Illustrations are furnished to help you find and identify the
Section III, Basic Issue Items List. These essential items are required to place the water heater in
operation, operate it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII must be with the
water heater during operation and when it is transferred between property accounts. This list is your authority to
request/requisition them for replacement based on authorization of the end item by the TOE/MTOE. Illustrations are
furnished to help you find and identify the items.
D-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS.
Column (1), Illus Number, gives you the number of the item illustrated.
Column (2), National Stock Number, identifies the stock number assigned to the item to be used for
Column (3), Description and Usable On Code, identifies the Federal item name (in all capital letters)
followed by a minimum description when needed. The last line below the description is the Commercial
and Government Entity Code (CAGEC) (in parentheses) and the part number. If the item you need is not
the same for different