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Public Export Product Data (PEPD) FAQ

Public Export Product Data (PEPD)

Access relevant parts restriction information, including the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) and Commodity Classification Automated Tracking (CCAT) number.

PEPD frequently asked questions

Why did my search not come up with any products?

One field of search criteria is required to perform a search. Leaving a field unpopulated reduces search performance. For reporting purposes, be sure to check which items in your search did not return a result.

Are partial Product IDs searchable?

You can use the complete Product ID, description, or partials thereof. You can also use words or phrases and complete or partial Product IDs in your search (i.e. "cab"). The system searches for products containing your criteria. Please note that using this option will produce all records that match your search (such as all "cab" products). Precise search criteria will produce precise results and be faster. Check your search criteria for spacing or spelling errors and reenter information. If the search is still empty, it is possible that the product is no longer listed. If you receive this message, please contact your Cisco Account Manager or distributor for more information.

What is the Product Family search feature and how do I use it?

If you know the name of the Product Family your item belongs to (i.e. "Catalyst 2960 Series") but you do not know the Product ID, you can select the Product Family to see a list of Product IDs that may apply to your item. This can help narrow your search.

What is the "Search by Product Description or Product ID" feature, and how do I use it?

What is the "Search by Product Description or Product ID" feature, and how do I use it? The "Search by Product Description or Product ID" function allows you to search for specific products by description or by Product ID and view the results. Searches are not case-sensitive, only product can be searched at a time. Correct spelling and spacing are required.

To search by Product Description and/or Product ID:

  1. Scroll to the Product Description and/or Product ID field.
  2. Option to use the complete description as well as a word or phrase, and complete or partial Product IDs to search (for example, "cab"). Note that using this option will produce all records that match your search (such as all "cab" products). Precise search criteria will produce better results and speed up the search.
  3. You can enter both a Product Description and a Product ID.
  4. After populating your search criteria, click submit and results will populate. If the search is empty, you will see: "Your query returned no data." Please check your search criteria for errors and try again. If the search still produces no results, the product may no longer listed. If you receive this message, please contact: exportclass@cisco.com.

How many Product Family names can I enter during a search?

There is no limit on the number of product families that can be entered during a search. But if the total number of products associated with product families entered returns more than 65,000 records, the system will prompt you to refine search criteria. Use the CTRL button to select multiple Product Families.

How many Product IDs may I enter during a search?

The system will allow only 500 Product IDs during a search. The number of Product IDs entered is visible as a count below the Product ID field.

How do I search for all of Cisco 740.17(b)(2)/Restricted products?

Choose "740.17(b)(2)/Restricted" from the dropdown menu and hit search.

How do I search for all Cisco 740.17(b)(1)/Unrestricted or 740.17(b)(3)/Unrestricted products?

Choose "740.17(b)(1)/Unrestricted" or "740.17(b)(3)/Unrestricted" from the dropdown menu and hit search.

How do I search for all Cisco 740.17(b)(1)/Mass Market products?

Choose "740.17(b)(1)/Mass Market" from the dropdown menu and hit search.

How do I find items that are decontrolled under the OAM decontrol notes in Category 5 Part 2 of the CCL?

For hardware, select “5A991” with an Encryption Strength field greater than or equal to 128 in and hit search.

For software items, select “EAR99” with an Encryption Strength field greater than or equal to 128 and hit search.

How does "Download to XLS" function?

To save your search results, choose "Download to XLS" and results will be saved in a downloadable .xls file. However, remember that information is subject to change without notice. The onsite materials are not intended as legal advice or to be used as a substitute for specific legal advice from a licensed attorney. You should refrain from acting based upon information from this site without obtaining professional advice regarding your particular facts and circumstances. Cisco makes this data available for informational purposes only. It may not reflect the most current legal developments, and Cisco does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that it is complete, accurate, or current.

How often is the data supporting the search criteria refreshed?

The data is refreshed daily.

How do I find the French ANSSI Authorization/declaration of a product? French ANSSI File Number

Cisco's products containing encryption for data security have been reviewed and assigned a File Number by the French Network and Information Security Agency (ANSSI in French, for "Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information").

A search can be performed on a whole or partial ANSSI File number. Click on "ANSSI File Number" to reference Cisco's ANSSI Matrix, and determine the applicable Declaration or Authorization Number for Import, Supply and Use or Export.

Are Cisco products listed in the China Commercial Cryptography Import and Export Control Catalogue?

December 17, 2020

China Commercial Cryptography Import and Export Control Catalogue

Cisco reviews all of its products and will classify them in accordance with applicable China Commercial Cryptography Import and Export Control Catalogues and any further information published by MOFCOM. Cisco is currently reviewing new regulations and will make further classification information available.

Disclaimer: Cisco makes this data available for informational purposes only. It may not reflect the most current legal developments, and Cisco does not represent, warrant or guarantee that it is complete, accurate or up-to-date. This information is subject to change without notice. The materials on this site are not intended to constitute legal advice or to be used as a substitute for specific legal advice from a licensed attorney. You should not act (or refrain from acting) based upon information in this site without obtaining professional advice regarding your particular facts and circumstances.

Who should I contact if I have any questions related to export data?

Please send email to exportclass@cisco.com.