UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
Identification of the type, version etc. of the message being interchanged.
0065
Message type identifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message type version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message type release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message type version number (0052).
0051
Controlling agency
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..2
Code identifying the agency controlling the specification, maintenance and publication of the message type.
0057
Association assigned code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code, assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
S010
STATUS OF THE TRANSFER
  • Conditional
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
0070
Sequence message transfer number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating that the message is an addition or change of a previously sent message relating to the same topic.
0073
First/last sequence message transfer indication
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of the same type of message relating to the same topic.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment by which the sender uniquely identifies the Quality Data Message by means of its type and number.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document/message name, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Document/message identifier expressed in code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document/message name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language identifier specifying the function of a document/message.
1004
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required.

DTM M 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying general dates and, when relevant, times related to the whole message. The segment must be specified at least once to identify the quality data message date. Example of the use of this DTM-segment is : date/time frame of reported data that apply to the whole quality data message. The Date/time/period segment within other segment groups should be used whenever the date/time/period requires to be logically related to another specified data item; e.g. date of measurement must be specified within the measurement segment group.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

IMD C 10 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment for describing the product involved.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
7081
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Code of a standard article description from a specified source.
7009
Item description identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to allow physical measurements and dimensions to be stated, where this is required for identification of the product.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, to the whole message. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to handle this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP1 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group for referencing documents and where necessary, their dates, relating to the whole message, e.g. purchase order, shipment/consignment number.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP2 C 10 NAD LOC GRP3 GRP4

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments identifying the parties relevant to the whole Quality Data Message, with associated information.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of parties, in coded or clear form, and their function relevant for the whole Quality Data Message. Identification of the Sender and Receiver party is mandatory for the Quality Data Message. They are to be given in the NAD segment.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party id identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to three lines.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to three lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 5 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating more details regarding specific locations related to the party specified in the NAD- segment, e.g. internal site/building number.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

GRP3 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group giving references and where necessary, date information only relevant to the specified party.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date and/or time of the reference. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP4 C 5 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYEE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Department or employee identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Internal identification code.
3412
Department or employee
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The department or person within an organizational entity.

COM C 5 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to identify a communication type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Complete communication number including country or area code when applicable. Also see: 3153 Communication channel identifier.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP5 C 200 LIN PIA IMD MEA PSD SPS DTM QTY FTX GRP6 GRP7 GRP10 GRP12 GRP20 GRP30

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 200
A group of segments providing the relevant quality data for the specified product.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the line item by its number and additionally, identifying the product involved by a product identification number. Other product identification numbers are specified in the following PIA segment, e.g. Customer part number, etc.
1082
LINE ITEM NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
Serial number designating each separate item within a series of articles.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
5495
SUB-LINE INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication that the segment and/or segment group is used for sub-line item information.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number indicating the level of a sub-line item to describe a product and its attachments.
7083
CONFIGURATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the status of the sub-line item in the configuration.

PIA C 10 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment providing additional product identification to that specified in the LIN segment, e.g. Buyer part number.
4347
PRODUCT ID FUNCTION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the function of the product code.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Mandatory
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number allocared to an item.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

IMD C 10 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment for describing the product involved. This segment should be used for products that cannot be identified by a product code or article number.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
7081
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Code of a standard article description from a specified source.
7009
Item description identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language description of articles or products.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to allow physical measurements and dimensions to be stated, where this is required for identification of the product.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

PSD C 1 PHYSICAL SAMPLE DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to define the physical sample parameters, associated with a test, resulting in discrete measurements. If used in this position, the values apply to all following values of product properties.
4407
SAMPLE PROCESS STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the stage in the product development cycle at which the specimen was selected for testing.
7039
SAMPLE SELECTION METHOD, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code denoting the method of selecting the test specimen.
C300
FREQUENCY INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Number of samples per unit of measure.
6424
Sample frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
The number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
7045
SAMPLE DESCRIPTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code describing the state of the specimen.
7047
SAMPLE DIRECTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the direction in which the sample was taken.
C514
SAMPLE LOCATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3237
Sample location, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the location, within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3236
Sample location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.

SPS C 1 SAMPLING PARAMETERS FOR SUMMARY STATISTICS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to define the sampling parameters associated with summary statistics reported. If used in this position, the values apply to all following values of product properties.
C526
FREQUENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
Number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6071
Frequency qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the application of a frequency.
6072
Frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
A value indicating a repetitive occurrence.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6074
CONFIDENCE LIMIT
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
A percent value expressing the confidence that a true value falls within a certain confidence interval.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying date/time/period details to the line item only. Any specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

QTY C 10 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to enable quantity information to be specified.
C186
QUANTITY DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Quantity information in a transaction, qualified when relevant.
6063
Quantity qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a quantity.
6060
Quantity
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
Numeric value of a quantity.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.

FTX C 5 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment with free text in coded or clear form, to give further clarification, when required, for the line item. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to handle this segment manually.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP6 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group for referencing documents relating to the line item and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP7 C 10 NAD LOC GRP8 GRP9

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information, relevant to the line item only.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of parties, in coded or clear form, and their function relevant for the whole Quality Data Message. Identification of the Sender and Receiver party is mandatory for the Quality Data Message. They are to be given in the NAD segment.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party id identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to three lines.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to three lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 5 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating more details regarding specific locations related to the party specified in the NAD- segment, e.g. internal site/building number.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

GRP8 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group giving references and where necessary, date information only relevant to the specified party.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference by its number and where appropriate a line number within a document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date and/or time of the reference. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP9 C 5 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments giving contact details of the specific person or department within the party identified in the NAD segment.

CTA M 1 CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify a person or department, and their function, to whom communications should be directed.
3139
CONTACT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the function of a contact (e.g. department or person).
C056
DEPARTMENT OR EMPLOYEE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Code and/or name of a department or employee. Code preferred.
3413
Department or employee identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Internal identification code.
3412
Department or employee
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The department or person within an organizational entity.

COM C 5 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to identify a communication type and number for the contact specified in the CTA segment.
C076
COMMUNICATION CONTACT
  • Mandatory
Communication number of a department or employee in a specified channel.
3148
Communication number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Complete communication number including country or area code when applicable. Also see: 3153 Communication channel identifier.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP10 C 100 TEM MEA DTM GRP11

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide details of the test methods, employed including any circumstances, test devices, references and dates.

TEM M 1 TEST METHOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to describe the nature of the test performed.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code to specify the test method employed.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test method and procedure.
4419
TEST ROUTE OF ADMINISTERING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of administering the test, e.g. oral, inhalation.
3077
TEST MEDIA, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which the test was applied, e.g. animal, human.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
7188
TEST REVISION NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
Definition of the revision or of the change level of the specified test method employed.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Reason for performing a test by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reason for performing a test by name.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to provide the necessary values of the various circumstances related to the tests, e.g. temperature reading when test performed.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. test date/time.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP11 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group of referencing documents relating to the test method and where necessary, their dates, e.g. device number.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP12 C 200 CCI PSD SPS DTM FTX GRP13 GRP14 GRP16 GRP18

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 200
A group of segments to be used to define a class of properties, the individual properties within that class and the related data (e.g. discrete values, statistical information, test methods). When this segment group is used, the data is directly related to the product specified.

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
To specify the general class and/or the individual properties on which the Quality Data is being reported.
7059
PROPERTY CLASS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C240
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
Specific product characteristic data.
7037
Characteristic identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.

PSD C 10 PHYSICAL SAMPLE DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the physical sample parameters associated with a test resulting in discrete measurements. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
4407
SAMPLE PROCESS STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the stage in the product development cycle at which the specimen was selected for testing.
7039
SAMPLE SELECTION METHOD, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code denoting the method of selecting the test specimen.
C300
FREQUENCY INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Number of samples per unit of measure.
6424
Sample frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
The number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
7045
SAMPLE DESCRIPTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code describing the state of the specimen.
7047
SAMPLE DIRECTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the direction in which the sample was taken.
C514
SAMPLE LOCATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3237
Sample location, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the location, within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3236
Sample location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.

SPS C 10 SAMPLING PARAMETERS FOR SUMMARY STATISTICS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the sampling parameters associated with summary statistics reported. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
C526
FREQUENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
Number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6071
Frequency qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the application of a frequency.
6072
Frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
A value indicating a repetitive occurrence.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6074
CONFIDENCE LIMIT
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
A percent value expressing the confidence that a true value falls within a certain confidence interval.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. date/time, test performed.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

FTX C 10 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment with free text information to give further clarification within Segment group 12: the Analysis Group.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP13 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group of referencing documents relating to the Analysis Section and where necessary, their dates, e.g. Purchase order, shipment note.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP14 C 100 MEA DTM GRP15

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to allow measurement values or specification values to be specified along with their associated references and dates. The data element Measurement Application Qualifier (6311) indicates the type of the values.

MEA M 1 MEASUREMENTS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify discrete values, other measurement results or specification values. These values may be specified as a range and may be qualified by the significance and/or the attribute codes.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. test date/time.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP15 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the specifications and values and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP16 C 100 STA DTM GRP17

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide the necessary information for summary statistics with any related references and dates.

STA M 1 STATISTICS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the values required for statistics including codes to define the type of statistics and the measure unit employed.
6331
STATISTIC TYPE, CODED
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the specific statistic being reported.
C527
STATISTICAL DETAILS
  • Conditional
Specifications related to statistical measurements.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. time frame of statistical period.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP17 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the statistics and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP18 C 100 TEM MEA DTM GRP19

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide details of the test methods, employed including any circumstances, test devices, references and dates.

TEM M 1 TEST METHOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to describe the nature of the test performed.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code to specify the test method employed.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test method and procedure.
4419
TEST ROUTE OF ADMINISTERING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of administering the test, e.g. oral, inhalation.
3077
TEST MEDIA, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which the test was applied, e.g. animal, human.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
7188
TEST REVISION NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
Definition of the revision or of the change level of the specified test method employed.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Reason for performing a test by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reason for performing a test by name.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to provide the necessary values of the various circumstances related to the tests, e.g. temperature reading when test performed.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP19 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the test method and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP20 C 100 GIN DTM GRP21 GRP22

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to enable batch related information to be specified.

GIN M 1 GOODS IDENTITY NUMBER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing specific serial or batch numbers, relating to the specified product. These may be single numbers or ranges of numbers.
7405
IDENTITY NUMBER QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type/source of the product identification number.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Mandatory
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
C208
IDENTITY NUMBER RANGE
  • Conditional
Goods item identification numbers, start and end of consecutively numbered range.
7402
Identity number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.
7402
Identity number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Unique number affixed by the manufacturer to individual pieces of products for identification purposes.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier., e.g. batch process date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP21 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the batch and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP22 C 200 CCI PSD SPS DTM FTX GRP23 GRP24 GRP26 GRP28

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 200
A group of segments to be used to define a class of properties, the individual properties within that class and the related data (e.g. discrete values, statistical information, test methods).

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
To specify the general class and/or the individual properties on which the Quality Data is being reported.
7059
PROPERTY CLASS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C240
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
Specific product characteristic data.
7037
Characteristic identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.

PSD C 10 PHYSICAL SAMPLE DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the physical sample parameters associated with a test resulting in discrete measurements. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
4407
SAMPLE PROCESS STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the stage in the product development cycle at which the specimen was selected for testing.
7039
SAMPLE SELECTION METHOD, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code denoting the method of selecting the test specimen.
C300
FREQUENCY INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Number of samples per unit of measure.
6424
Sample frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
The number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
7045
SAMPLE DESCRIPTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code describing the state of the specimen.
7047
SAMPLE DIRECTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the direction in which the sample was taken.
C514
SAMPLE LOCATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3237
Sample location, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the location, within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3236
Sample location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.

SPS C 10 SAMPLING PARAMETERS FOR SUMMARY STATISTICS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the sampling parameters associated with summary statistics reported. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
C526
FREQUENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
Number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6071
Frequency qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the application of a frequency.
6072
Frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
A value indicating a repetitive occurrence.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6074
CONFIDENCE LIMIT
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
A percent value expressing the confidence that a true value falls within a certain confidence interval.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. date/time, test performed.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

FTX C 10 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment with free text information to give further clarification within Segment group 12: the Analysis Group.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP23 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group of referencing documents relating to the Analysis Section and where necessary, their dates, e.g. Purchase order, shipment note.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP24 C 100 MEA DTM GRP25

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to allow measurement values or specification values to be specified along with their associated references and dates. The data element Measurement Application Qualifier (6311) indicates the type of the values.

MEA M 1 MEASUREMENTS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify discrete values, other measurement results or specification values. These values may be specified as a range and may be qualified by the significance and/or the attribute codes.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. test date/time.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP25 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the specifications and values and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP26 C 100 STA DTM GRP27

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide the necessary information for summary statistics with any related references and dates.

STA M 1 STATISTICS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the values required for statistics including codes to define the type of statistics and the measure unit employed.
6331
STATISTIC TYPE, CODED
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the specific statistic being reported.
C527
STATISTICAL DETAILS
  • Conditional
Specifications related to statistical measurements.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. time frame of statistical period.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP27 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the statistics and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP28 C 100 TEM MEA DTM GRP29

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide details of the test methods, employed including any circumstances, test devices, references and dates.

TEM M 1 TEST METHOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to describe the nature of the test performed.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code to specify the test method employed.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test method and procedure.
4419
TEST ROUTE OF ADMINISTERING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of administering the test, e.g. oral, inhalation.
3077
TEST MEDIA, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which the test was applied, e.g. animal, human.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
7188
TEST REVISION NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
Definition of the revision or of the change level of the specified test method employed.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Reason for performing a test by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reason for performing a test by name.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to provide the necessary values of the various circumstances related to the tests, e.g. temperature reading when test performed.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP29 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the test method and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP30 C 100 PRC GRP31 GRP32

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to allow process related quality data to be specified.

PRC M 1 PROCESS IDENTIFICATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the process/sub-process type and description to which the data is related.
C242
PROCESS TYPE AND DESCRIPTION
  • Mandatory
Process to which quality data relate.
7187
Process type identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Specification of a process or subprocess to which the quality data relate.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7186
Process type
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a process.
7186
Process type
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of a process.

GRP31 C 10 NAD LOC

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments identifying Names, Addresses and Locations relevant to the process.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of parties, in coded or clear form, and their function relevant for the whole Quality Data Message. Identification of the Sender and Receiver party is mandatory for the Quality Data Message. They are to be given in the NAD segment.
3035
PARTY QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a party.
C082
PARTY IDENTIFICATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by code.
3039
Party id identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a party involved in a transaction.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C058
NAME AND ADDRESS
  • Conditional
Unstructured name and address: one to five lines.
3124
Name and address line
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
3124
Name and address line
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form name and address description.
C080
PARTY NAME
  • Conditional
Identification of a transaction party by name, one to three lines.
3036
Party name
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
3036
Party name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a party involved in a transaction.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to three lines.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3042
Street and number/p.o. box
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Street and number in plain language, or Post Office Box No.
3164
CITY NAME
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Name of a city (a town, a village) for addressing purposes.
3229
COUNTRY SUB-ENTITY IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Identification of the name of sub-entities (state, province) defined by appropriate governmental agencies.
3251
POSTCODE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
Code defining postal zones or addresses.
3207
COUNTRY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name of a country or other geographical entity as specified in ISO 3166.

LOC C 5 PLACE/LOCATION IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating more details regarding specific locations related to the party specified in the NAD- segment, e.g. internal site/building number.
3227
PLACE/LOCATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the function of a location.
C517
LOCATION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a location by code or name.
3225
Place/location identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Identification of the name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3224
Place/location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Name of place/location, other than 3164 City name.
C519
RELATED LOCATION ONE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification the first related location by code or name.
3223
Related place/location one identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of the first related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3222
Related place/location one
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of the first related place/location by name.
C553
RELATED LOCATION TWO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of second related location by code or name.
3233
Related place/location two identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..25
Specification of a second related place/location by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
3232
Related place/location two
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Specification of a second related place/location by name.
5479
RELATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the relation between segments.

GRP32 C 200 CCI PSD SPS DTM FTX GRP33 GRP34 GRP36 GRP38

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 200
A group of segments to be used to define a class of properties, the individual properties within that class and the related data (e.g. discrete values, statistical information, test methods).

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
To specify the general class and/or the individual properties on which the Quality Data is being reported.
7059
PROPERTY CLASS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of class.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C240
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
Specific product characteristic data.
7037
Characteristic identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free from description of the product characteristic.

PSD C 10 PHYSICAL SAMPLE DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the physical sample parameters associated with a test resulting in discrete measurements. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
4407
SAMPLE PROCESS STATUS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the stage in the product development cycle at which the specimen was selected for testing.
7039
SAMPLE SELECTION METHOD, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code denoting the method of selecting the test specimen.
C300
FREQUENCY INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Number of samples per unit of measure.
6424
Sample frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
The number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
7045
SAMPLE DESCRIPTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code describing the state of the specimen.
7047
SAMPLE DIRECTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the direction in which the sample was taken.
C514
SAMPLE LOCATION DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3237
Sample location, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the location, within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.
3236
Sample location
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the location within the specimen, from which the sample was taken.

SPS C 10 SAMPLING PARAMETERS FOR SUMMARY STATISTICS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to define the sampling parameters associated with summary statistics reported. If used in this position, the values only apply to data within the same analysis group.
C526
FREQUENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
Number of samples collected per specified unit of measure.
6071
Frequency qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the application of a frequency.
6072
Frequency value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
A value indicating a repetitive occurrence.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6074
CONFIDENCE LIMIT
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
A percent value expressing the confidence that a true value falls within a certain confidence interval.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.
C512
SIZE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Information about the number of observations.
6173
Size qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the type or application of a size.
6174
Size
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
A specified magnitude.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. date/time, test performed.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

FTX C 10 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment with free text information to give further clarification within Segment group 12: the Analysis Group.
4451
TEXT SUBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying subject of a free text.
4453
TEXT FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying how to handle the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Free text in coded form.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
C108
TEXT LITERAL
  • Conditional
Free text; one to five lines.
4440
Free text
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
4440
Free text
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free text field available to the message sender for information.
3453
LANGUAGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).

GRP33 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment group of referencing documents relating to the Analysis Section and where necessary, their dates, e.g. Purchase order, shipment note.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP34 C 100 MEA DTM GRP35

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to allow measurement values or specification values to be specified along with their associated references and dates. The data element Measurement Application Qualifier (6311) indicates the type of the values.

MEA M 1 MEASUREMENTS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify discrete values, other measurement results or specification values. These values may be specified as a range and may be qualified by the significance and/or the attribute codes.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. test date/time.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP35 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the specifications and values and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP36 C 100 STA DTM GRP37

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide the necessary information for summary statistics with any related references and dates.

STA M 1 STATISTICS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the values required for statistics including codes to define the type of statistics and the measure unit employed.
6331
STATISTIC TYPE, CODED
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the specific statistic being reported.
C527
STATISTICAL DETAILS
  • Conditional
Specifications related to statistical measurements.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier, e.g. time frame of statistical period.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP37 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the statistics and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP38 C 100 TEM MEA DTM GRP39

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 100
A group of segments to provide details of the test methods, employed including any circumstances, test devices, references and dates.

TEM M 1 TEST METHOD

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to describe the nature of the test performed.
C244
TEST METHOD
  • Conditional
Specification of the test method employed.
4415
Test method identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code to specify the test method employed.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4416
Test description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Free form description of the test method and procedure.
4419
TEST ROUTE OF ADMINISTERING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the method of administering the test, e.g. oral, inhalation.
3077
TEST MEDIA, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the medium on which the test was applied, e.g. animal, human.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
7188
TEST REVISION NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..30
Definition of the revision or of the change level of the specified test method employed.
C515
TEST REASON
  • Conditional
To identify the reason for the test as specified.
4425
Test reason identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Reason for performing a test by code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
4424
Test reason
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reason for performing a test by name.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to provide the necessary values of the various circumstances related to the tests, e.g. temperature reading when test performed.
6311
MEASUREMENT APPLICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the application of the physical measurement used.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Measurement dimension, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of dimension to be measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum tolerances in that order.
6411
Measure unit qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the unit of measurement in which weight (mass), capacity, length, area, volume or other quantity is expressed.
6314
Measurement value
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Value of the measured unit.
6162
Range minimum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Minimum of a range.
6152
Range maximum
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..18
Maximum of a range.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

DTM C 10 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying the date, and when relevant, the time of an activity identified by the date/time qualifier.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

GRP39 C 10 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A Segment group of referencing documents relating to the test method and where necessary, their dates.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the referenced document by its number and where appropriate, a line number within that document.
C506
REFERENCE
  • Mandatory
Identification of a reference.
1153
Reference qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a reference segment or a reference number.
1154
Reference number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Identification number the nature and function of which can be qualified by an entry in data element 1153 Reference qualifier.
1156
Line number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Number of the line in the document/message referenced in 1154 Reference number.

DTM C 2 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 2
A segment specifying the date/time of the referenced document. The specified date should be in 'yymmdd' format, unless all parties agree that there is a functional requirement for an alternative format.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time relevant to the specified date/time type.
2005
Date/time/period qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to a date, time or period.
2380
Date/time/period
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The value of a date, a date and time, a time or of a period in a specified representation.
2379
Date/time/period format qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a date, a date and time or of a period.

UNT M 1 MESSAGE TRAILER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the Control Reference Number of the message.
0074
NUMBER OF SEGMENTS IN A MESSAGE
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..6
Control count of number of segments in a message.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.