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Industry Standard Product Classification (ISPC)

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The Industry Standard Product Classification has created a common language for classifying office products. Using the same categories and cross-referencing codes means that cleaner, more accurate product and price file data can be maintained.

To download the current version V7.6 list of ISPCs, please click here.

 Please note that no new Level 3 (5th digit) classifications are coded but existing level 3 codes are still valid.

It has been recognised that the current Level 3s are inconsistent and are actually attributes, such as colour. Also many Level 3s often have more than one attribute associated and this should not happen in a classification. The ISPC only requires two levels, product attributes should then be applied at level two. For example:

*Example:                Furniture / Operator Seating 60250


Example Values


Task, Operator, Kneeling, Typists



Seat Height        


With Arms

Yes Fixed, Adjustable Arms

Back/Seat Action

Fixed, Floating Back

Back Height       


Adjustable Lumbar Support



BS5873 FIRA grade 5

Recommended Weight Limit






 Therefore any new codes will have zero for the 5th digit. Existing Level 3s will remain.

The Notes Section of the new list of ISPCs clearly shows ALL the changes that have been made.

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