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 (eg. 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.
BO
Buyers color
Code given by the buyer for the color of an article.
BP
Buyer's part number
Reference number assigned by the buyer to identify an article.
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
Color number
Code for the color 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.
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.