Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Category: General Proprietary Business Information

Banner Marking for Specified Authorities: CUI//SP-PROPIN

Banner Marking for Basic Authorities: CUI

Category Description:

Material and information relating to, or associated with, a company's products, business, or activities, including but not limited to financial information; data or statements; trade secrets; product research and development; existing and future product designs and performance specifications.

Category Marking: PROPIN
Alternative Banner Marking for Basic Authorities: CUI//PROPIN
Banner Format and Marking Notes:

Banner Format:

CUI//Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control


Marking Notes:

  • The CUI Control Marking may consist of either the word “CONTROLLED” or the acronym “CUI”, depending on agency policy.
  • Category marking is optional when marking Basic CUI unless required by agency policy. Example: CUI//Limited Dissemination Control.
  • Category Marking preceded by "SP-" is required when marking Specified CUI. Example: CUI//SP-Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for a given instance of CUI.
  • Separate multiple Category Markings by a single forward slash (/) and list Category Markings alphabetically. Example: CUI//Category Marking A/Category Marking B//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Category Markings for Specified CUI precede Category Markings for Basic CUI. Example: CUI//SP-Category Marking/Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control
  • Separate multiple Limited Dissemination Controls by a single forward slash (/). Example: CUI//Category Marking//Limited Dissemination Control/Limited Dissemination Control
  • Reference 32 CFR 2002.20, CUI Marking Handbook, Limited Dissemination Controls and individual agency policy for additional and specific marking guidelines




Notes for Safeguarding, Dissemination and Sanction Authorities:


  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.
Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
Banner Marking Sanctions
18 USC 1905 Basic CUI 18 USC 1905
15 USC 2055 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN 15 USC 2055(e)
15 USC 46(f) Basic CUI 15 USC 50
18 USC 1831(a)(2) Basic CUI 18 USC 1831
18 USC 1832(a)(2) Basic CUI 18 USC 1832
21 USC 331(j) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN 21 USC 333(a)
21 USC 355(c)(3)(D)(i)(III) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
29 USC 664 Basic CUI  
33 USC 1318(b) Basic CUI 33 USC 1318(b)
33 USC 1320(d) Basic CUI 33 USC 1320(d)
33 USC 1322(g)(3) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN 33 USC 1322(g)(3)
33 USC 1369(a) Basic CUI  
42 USC 300j-4(d)(1) Basic CUI 42 USC 300j-4(c)
42 USC 6921(b)(3)(B)(ii)(II) Basic CUI 42 USC 6921(b)(2)(B)(ii)(II)
42 USC 6927(b)(1) Basic CUI 42 USC 6927(b)(2)
42 USC 6928(d)
42 USC 6991d(b)(1) Basic CUI 42 USC 6991d(b)(2)
42 USC 7414(c) Basic CUI  
42 USC 9604(e)(7)(A) Basic CUI 42 USC 9604(e)(7)(B)
51 USC 20131(b) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
7 USC 12(a)(1) Basic CUI 7 USC 13
7 USC 136h(b) Basic CUI 7 USC 136h(f)
10 CFR 600.15(a) Basic CUI  
19 CFR 351.105(d) Basic CUI  
19 CFR 351.304(a)(1)(i) Basic CUI  
19 CFR 351.305(a)(1) Basic CUI  
19 CFR 351.306(a) Basic CUI  
22 CFR 130.15 Basic CUI  
22 CFR 130.17(b) Basic CUI  
28 CFR 100.20 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
48 CFR 9903.202-4 Basic CUI  
40 CFR 2.205(c) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN 40 CFR 2.211
48 CFR 15.407-1(f) Basic CUI  
48 CFR 225.7304(c) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
48 CFR 52.203-13 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
48 CFR 52.239-1 Basic CUI  
5 CFR 2634.604(b) Basic CUI 5 CFR 2634.703
5 CFR 2634.901(d) Basic CUI 5 CFR 2634.703
49 USC 30167(a) Basic CUI  
49 USC 32307(d) Basic CUI 49 USC 32307(c)
49 USC 32308(b)
49 USC 32505(c) Basic CUI  
49 USC 32708(a) Basic CUI 49 USC 32709
49 USC 33116(a) Basic CUI  
10 USC 2320(a)(2)(B) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
42 USC 11042(a)(1) Basic CUI  
17 CFR 140.98 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
17 CFR 145.5 Basic CUI  
15 USC 3710a(c)(7) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
42 USC 1306(f) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
2 CFR 910.362(d) (1)-(f) Basic CUI  
2 CFR 910, Subpart D, Appendix A Basic CUI  
10 CFR 600.325(d)(1)-(f)(2) Basic CUI  
10 CFR 600, Subpart D, Appendix A Basic CUI  
10 CFR 603.850 Basic CUI  
10 CFR 603.870 Basic CUI  
48 CFR 52.227-14(d) Basic CUI  
48 CFR 52.227-20(d) Basic CUI  
48 CFR 970.5227-1 Basic CUI  
48 CFR 970.5227-2 Basic CUI  
19 USC 1332(g) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 2436(a)(4)  Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 2252(a)(8) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 2252(i) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 1337(n) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 1677f(b) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 1677f(c) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 USC 1677f(f) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 201.6 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 206.7 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 206.8 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 206.17 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 206.54(e) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 210.5(b) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 210.5(d) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 210.5(e) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 210.34(c)(1) Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 210.72 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 207.3 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 207.4 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 207.7 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 207.51 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
19 CFR 207.93 Specified CUI//SP-PROPIN  
10 CFR 2.390(b) Basic CUI  
10 USC 4021 (i)(2)(B)(iii) Basic CUI  



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