First, establish a process to monitor and question the assignment of NSNs to any proprietary packaged petroleum product.
They are used by all installations and activities when submitting requisitions for packaged petroleum products.
They stated that the listings should be viewed only as marketing tools to familiarize potential suppliers and customers with the full line of packaged petroleum products available from DSCR rather than as the basis for any statistical analysis.
This can occur when program managers or other responsible personnel place a greater reliance on the contractor or subcontractor to recommend packaged petroleum products for a particular materiel system.
Unfortunately, some packaged petroleum products defined by commercial standards do not perform as required when subjected to the environments and conditions under which military systems typically operate.