f. STEP 6: Determine if Special Inspection is Required. Special inspection
is required when any action number is reached/exceeded. If a special inspection is
deemed necessary, go to Section V for procedures.
g. STEP 7: Determine Disposition.
(1) The condition code of a lot may only be downgraded based on special
(2) If deemed necessary, samples may be submitted to the appropriate
supporting laboratory. The lot will then be placed in Condition Code J pending results of
h. STEP 8: Provide Results and Recommendations to Accountable
(1) Input data to the appropriate Lotus Notes (LN) database, and provide a
copy of the inspection report to Accountable Officer.
(2) If Lotus Notes (LN) access is not available, complete DSCP Form 5117,
Report of Inspection on
Operational Rations, and provide a copy of the report
to the Accountable Officer.
SPECIAL INSPECTION OF UNITIZED GROUP RATIONSHEAT & SERVE
When a special inspection is performed, the inspector may choose to inspect all
of the components in a module during the special inspection if he deems it necessary to
ascertain the true condition of the lot. Otherwise, only the component(s) that exhibited
the defects that initiated the special inspection will be inspected. All defective samples
will be classified by the most serious defect they possess.
a. STEP 1: Determine Lot Size.
(1) Lot size is expressed as the total number of individual suspected
defective components as determined during routine inspection (reached/exceeded
Each defective component will be inspected as a separate lot.
(3) To determine component lot size, you must determine which modules
contain the defective component(s) utilizing inspection results. These modules will be
the only modules selected for the special inspection.