The Berry Amendment, United States Code Title 10 Section 2533a, requires the United States Department of Defense to purchase certain items, including those made from "specialty metals" such as stainless steel, exclusively from American sources. The follow-up regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Clause 48CFR252 225 7009, Restriction on acquisition of certain articles containing specialty metals, prohibit prime government contractors and their suppliers at every tier from incorporating "specialty metals" (as defined in the clause) into military parts, components, and/or end-item deliverables, unless the specialty metals have been melted in the United States or other qualifying country listed in DFARS 48CFR252 225 7002 (currently Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.).
Fedco Batteries hereby certifies that all products fully comply with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 48CFR252 225 7009, Restriction on acquisition of certain articles containing specialty metals.
Fedco Batteries is registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), as required by Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), and Section 122.1 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22CFR Part 120-130. The Department of State interprets and enforces ITAR. It's goal is to safeguard U.S. national security and further U.S. foreign policy objectives.
Fedco's DDTC (ITAR) Registration Code expires on January 31, 2023. It is proprietary and the U.S. Department of State mandates it not to be posted online or given freely to the public. For more information or a copy of the registration letter, please call 1-800-542-9761.