a. Samples should be drawn so as to be representative of the lot, but special
attention is paid to obtaining some of the sample units from possible areas of storage
stress, such as along warehouse walls, near the ceiling, close to cooling coils and
b. One hundred percent inspection of the entire lot will be performed at the
request of a responsible quality assurance element or when sampling inspection results
indicate a 100 percent inspection is necessary (provided that personnel and equipment
c. The same sample may be used to perform condition and identity inspection.
d. If performing a Class 9 inspection at a DPSC supply point, sampling
inspection will be in accordance with DPSC Manual 4155.7. If performing a Class 9
inspection at a commissary operation, sampling procedures will be in accordance with
e. If performing a Class 5, 6, 7, and/or 9 inspection, every effort will be made to
ensure that only serviceable supplies are shipped, stored, issued, and/or received. This
may require up to a 100 percent inspection.
f. For the actual procedure of withdrawing samples from sample cases, see
Lessons 2, 3, and 4 of this subcourse.
Identity inspection is a determination that the product is that specified on the
container and/or shipping documents. If necessary, the primary containers of the
product will be opened for examination.
a. When performing a Class 6 inspection at a DPSC supply point, the inspector
will ensure that stock being shipped is from the warehouse lot number listed on the
b. A factor to be considered in the shipping of shell eggs is that those that have
been in storage longest are normally those shipped first. This is the rule of first in, first