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Illuminating Candle

NSN: 6260-00-840-5578 | Model: MIL-C-25539
NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
1.281 inches
Err Default
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Err Default
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Special Features
Approx 6 per lb
Recent Solicitations
Solicitation Return by Date Buyer Code Quantity
SPE8E919T1243 2019-02-08 PEPCA 192 DZ

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NSN 6260-00-840-5578 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Nonelectrical Lighting Fixtures
Cross Reference:
  • MIL-C-25539
  • 6260008405578
  • MIL-C-25539
  • 6260008405578
  • MIL-C-25539
  • 6260008405578
  • MIL-C-25539
  • 6260008405578
Cage Codes:
  • Military Specifications (CAGE 81349)
  • National Industries For The Blind (CAGE 83421)
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 3406000000 (NAICS 339999)

    Candles, tapers and the like

  • SITC: 89931

    Candles, tapers and the like

  • End Use: 40140

    Other consumer nondurables


P - Indicates there is no information in the hmirs. The nsn is in a fsc in table ii of federal standard 313 and a msds may be required by the user. The requirement for a msds is dependent on a hazard determination of the supplier or the intended end use of item.


A - Item does not contain precious metal.


- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    039810 - Candles noi

  • WCC:

    72D - Communications/electronics, other than sigint/ew or comsec repair parts and components

  • SHC:

    9 - Other or no special handling required (sh)

  • ADC:

    A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.

  • ACC:

    B - Construction materials: includes paint and related materials, prefabricated building, wood products, metal and composition mater

  • TCC:

    H - Subject to damage from heat

  • LTL:

    W - Rating variable

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability
    This is a nonreparable item. if condemned or economically unserviceable, then dispose at the level authorized replace the item.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $277.22 to $462.04..
Does NSN 6260-00-840-5578 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
Department Of The Army, Department Of The Air Force, U.s. Marine Corps, Department Of The Navy, Brazil, Malaysia, Republic Of Korea, Portugal, Greece, and Turkey
What is the NIIN of NSN 6260-00-840-5578?
008405578 or 00-840-5578
Does NSN 6260-00-840-5578 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 6260-00-840-5578?
Solicitation SPE8E919T1243 for qty 192 on 01/29/2019
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
May 11, 1967