AA
Product version number
Number assigned by manufacturer or seller to identify the release of a product.
AB
Assembly
Self explanatory.
AC
HIBC (Health Industry Bar Code)
Article identifier used within health sector to indicate data used conforms to HIBC.
AD
Cold roll number
Number assigned to a cold roll.
AE
Hot roll number
Number assigned to a hot roll.
AF
Slab number
Number assigned to a slab, which is produced in a particular production step.
AG
Software revision number
A number assigned to indicate a revision of software.
AH
UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5)
An 11-digit code that uniquely identifies consumer packaging of a product; does not have a check digit.
AI
UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5- 1)
A 12-digit code that uniquely identifies the consumer packaging of a product, including a check digit.
AJ
Sample number
Number assigned to a sample.
AK
Pack number
Number assigned to a pack containing a stack of items put together (e.g. cold roll sheets (steel product)).
AL
UPC (Universal Product Code) Shipping container code (1-2- 5-5)
A 13-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator.
AM
UPC (Universal Product Code)/EAN (European article number) Shipping container code (1-2-5-5-1)
A 14-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator and the check digit.
AN
UPC (Universal Product Code) suffix
A suffix used in conjunction with a higher level UPC (Universal product code) to define packing variations for a product.
AO
State label code
A code which specifies the codification of the state's labelling requirements.
AP
Heat number
Number assigned to the heat (also known as the iron charge) for the production of steel products.
AQ
Coupon number
A number identifying a coupon.
AR
Resource number
A number to identify a resource.
AS
Work task number
A number to identify a work task.
AT
Price look up number
Identification number on a product allowing a quick electronic retrieval of price information for that product.
AU
NSN (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stock Number)
Number assigned under the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) codification system to provide the identification of an approved item of supply.
AV
Refined product code
A code specifying the product refinement designation.
AW
Exhibit
A code indicating that the product is identified by an exhibit number.
AX
End item
A number specifying an end item.
AY
Federal supply classification
A code to specify a product's Federal supply classification.
AZ
Engineering data list
A code specifying the product's engineering data list.
BA
Milestone event number
A number to identify a milestone event.
BB
Lot number
A number indicating the lot number of a product.
BC
National drug code 4-4-2 format
A code identifying the product in national drug format 4-4-2.
BD
National drug code 5-3-2 format
A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-3-2.
BE
National drug code 5-4-1 format
A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-4-1.
BF
National drug code 5-4-2 format
A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-4-2.
BG
National drug code
A code specifying the national drug classification.
BH
Part number
A number indicating the part.
BI
Local Stock Number (LSN)
A local number assigned to an item of stock.
BJ
Next higher assembly number
A number specifying the next higher assembly or component into which the product is being incorporated.
BK
Data category
A code specifying a category of data.
BL
Control number
To specify the control number.
BM
Special material identification code
A number to identify the special material code.
BN
Locally assigned control number
A number assigned locally for control purposes.
BO
Buyer's colour
Colour assigned by buyer.
BP
Buyer's part number
Reference number assigned by the buyer to identify an article.
BQ
Variable measure product code
A code assigned to identify a variable measure item.
BR
Financial phase
To specify as an item, the financial phase.
BS
Contract breakdown
To specify as an item, the contract breakdown.
BT
Technical phase
To specify as an item, the technical phase.
BU
Dye lot number
Number identifying a dye lot.
BV
Daily statement of activities
A statement listing activities of one day.
BW
Periodical statement of activities within a bilaterally agreed time period
Periodical statement listing activities within a bilaterally agreed time period.
BX
Calendar week statement of activities
A statement listing activities of a calendar week.
BY
Calendar month statement of activities
A statement listing activities of a calendar month.
BZ
Original equipment number
Original equipment number allocated to spare parts by the manufacturer.
CC
Industry commodity code
The codes given to certain commodities by an industry.
CG
Commodity grouping
Code for a group of articles with common characteristics (e.g. used for statistical purposes).
CL
Colour number
Code for the colour of an article.
CR
Contract number
Reference number identifying a contract.
CV
Customs article number
Code defined by Customs authorities to an article or a group of articles for Customs purposes.
DR
Drawing revision number
Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to a drawing.
DW
Drawing
Reference number identifying a drawing of an article.
EC
Engineering change level
Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to an article's specification.
EF
Material code
Code defining the material's type, surface, geometric form plus various classifying characteristics.
EN
International Article Numbering Association (EAN)
Number assigned to a manufacturer's product according to the International Article Numbering Association.
GB
Buyer's internal product group code
Product group code used within a buyer's internal systems.
GN
National product group code
National product group code. Administered by a national agency.
GS
General specification number
Self explanatory.
HS
Harmonised system
Self explanatory.
IB
ISBN (International Standard Book Number)
Self explanatory.
IN
Buyer's item number
Self explanatory.
IS
ISSN (International Standard Serial Number)
Self explanatory.
IT
Buyer's style number
Number given by the buyer to a specific style or form of an article, especially used for garments.
IZ
Buyer's size code
Code given by the buyer to designate the size of an article in textile and shoe industry.
MA
Machine number
Self explanatory.
MF
Manufacturer's (producer's) article number
The number given to an article by its manufacturer.
MN
Model number
Reference number assigned by the manufacturer to differentiate variations in similar products in a class or group.
MP
Product/service identification number
Reference number identifying a product or service.
NB
Batch number
Self explanatory.
ON
Customer order number
Reference number of a customer's order.
PD
Part number description
Reference number identifying a description associated with a number ultimately used to identify an article.
PL
Purchaser's order line number
Reference number identifying a line entry in a customer's order for goods or services.
PO
Purchase order number
Reference number identifying a customer's order.
PV
Promotional variant number
Self explanatory.
QS
Buyer's qualifier for size
Self explanatory.
RC
Returnable container number
Reference number identifying a returnable container.
RN
Release number
Reference number identifying a release from a buyer's purchase order.
RU
Run number
Self explanatory.
RY
Record keeping of model year
Self explanatory.
SA
Supplier's article number
Number assigned to an article by the supplier of that article.
SG
Standard group of products (mixed assortment)
Self explanatory.
SK
SKU (Stock keeping unit)
Reference number of a stock keeping unit.
SN
Serial number
Identification number of an item which distinguishes this specific item out of a number of identical items.
SRS
RSK number
Plumbing and heating.
SS
Supplier's supplier article number
Article number referring to a sales catalogue of supplier's supplier.
ST
Style number
Number given to a specific style or form of an article, especially used for garments.
TG
Transport group number
Additional number to form article groups for packing and/or transportation purposes.
UA
Ultimate customer's article number
Number assigned by ultimate customer to identify relevant article.
UP
UPC (Universal product code)
Number assigned to a manufacturer's product by the Product Code Council.
VN
Vendor item number
Reference number assigned by a vendor/seller identifying a product/service/article.
VP
Vendor's (seller's) part number
Reference number assigned by a vendor/seller identifying an article.
VS
Vendor's supplemental item number
Self explanatory.
VX
Vendor specification number
Self explanatory.
ZZZ
Mutually defined
Self explanatory.