U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Jul 19, 2024

§ 2812.5 - Restrictions.

(a) The authorized official (see § 2812.4(b)) will approve the donation of excess personal property/equipment in the following groups to educational institutions or nonprofit organizations for the conduct of technical and scientific educational and research activities.

Eligible Groups

FSC group Name
19Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons, and Floating Docks.
23Vehicles, Trailers and Cycles.
37Agricultural Machinery and Equipment.
43Pumps, Compressors.
58Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment.
59Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components.
65Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies.
66Instruments and Laboratory Equipment.
67Photographic Equipment.
68Chemicals and Chemical Products.
70General Purpose Automatic Data Processing Equipment, Software Supplies, and Support Equipment.
74Office Machines and Visible Record Equipment.

Requests for items in FSC Groups or Classes other than the above should be referred to the agency head for consideration and approval.

(b) Excess personal property/equipment may be donated for cannibalization purposes, provided the donee submits a supporting statement which clearly indicates that cannibalizing the requested property for secondary use has greater potential benefit than utilization of the item in its existing form.