UNH M 1 MESSAGE HEADER

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Product data message is PRODAT.
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
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
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.
0110
Code list directory version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
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 of transfers
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating the transfer sequence of a message related to the same topic. The message could be an addition or a change to an earlier transfer related to the same topic.
0073
First and last transfer
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.

BGM M 1 BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment by which the sender must uniquely identify the Product Data Message by means of its name and number and when necessary its function. Data element 1225 may be used to identify updates to a previously sent PRODAT message.
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.
C106
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of a document/message by its number and eventually its version or revision.
1004
Document/message number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1056
Version
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.
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 or transmitted.

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 Product Data Message date. 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, for example the availability date for a specified line item (SG8-DTM following LIN).
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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.

ALI C 5 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating country of origin.
3239
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Country in which the goods have been produced or manufactured, according to criteria laid down for the purposes of application of the Customs tariff, of quantitative restrictions, or of any other measure related to trade.
9213
TYPE OF DUTY REGIME, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the statement of the full/preferential regime according to which duty is assessed.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.

IMD C 10 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment providing the product family name commonly used with all products identified within the message in free format and when necessary identifying the language used. It may be repeated as well to provide the name in other languages.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
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.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
3453
Language, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
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, used when additional information is needed relevant for all products described in the actual message but cannot be accommodated within other segments. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process 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 the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

PGI C 10 PRODUCT GROUP INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to identify a product group, price group or tariff group which is applicable to the whole message.
5379
PRODUCT GROUP TYPE, CODED
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of product group used for products.
C288
PRODUCT GROUP
  • Conditional
To give product group information.
5389
Product group, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code allocated by the seller to identify uniquely his product group for a product or series of products.
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.
5388
Product group
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description allocated by the seller to identify uniquely his product group for a product or a series of products.

GRP1 C 10 TRU DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to identify technical rules applicable for all products contained in the message and the rules' issue dates.

TRU M 1 TECHNICAL RULES

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying technical rules and conditions relevant for the whole message.
7402
IDENTITY NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number given to an object for its unique identification.
1056
VERSION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1058
RELEASE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the release number or release name of an object.
7175
RULE PART IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Identification of a specific part of a rule.
3055
CODE LIST RESPONSIBLE AGENCY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the technical rules' issue date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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 RCS PIA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to identify governmental or legal trade restrictions and relevant commodities.

RCS M 1 REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating that and which governmental or legal trade restrictions apply to all products described in the actual message.
7293
SECTOR/SUBJECT IDENTIFICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the subject areas to which the specified conditions apply.
C550
REQUIREMENT/CONDITION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
To identify the specific rule/condition requirement.
7295
Requirement/condition identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a specific rule, regulation or condition.
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.
7294
Requirement or condition
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain text identifying a specific requirement or condition.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

PIA C 5 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to identify the commodities relevant for the identified trade restrictions.
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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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.

GRP3 C 99 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments for giving references and where necessary, their dates, relating to the whole message.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying a reference by its type and number.
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.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date and, or related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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 99 NAD GRP5 GRP6

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information relevant to the whole message.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties, in coded or clear form, and their functions relevant to the message. At least one NAD-segment should be provided, for example the manufacturer, the supplier or message generator. It is recommended that, if possible, only the coded form of the party ID should be specified.
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 identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
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 five lines. Party name may be formatted.
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.
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.
3045
Party name format, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four 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.
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.

GRP5 C 5 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments giving contact details of a specific person and, 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 and, 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 10 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
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..512
The communication number.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP6 C 5 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments used to provide references and where necessary, their dates, related to the party identified in the NAD segment.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying a reference by its type and number.
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.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date and, or time related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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 999 CCI CAV MEA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments providing common product characteristic and common characteristic details.

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify common product characteristic and, or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the business process.
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
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
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 form description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the product characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relevance of a characteristic.

CAV C 10 CHARACTERISTIC VALUE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify common product characteristic by value in either coded form or in free format.
C889
CHARACTERISTIC VALUE
  • Mandatory
To provide the value of a characteristic.
7111
Characteristic value, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the value of a particular characteristic 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.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating characteristic values being physical measurements (including measurable quantities and percentages) related to specified product family or group characteristics (for example voltage, percentage of material contained) and where relevant measurement ranges. The MEA-segment is repeatable to allow the indication of a number of applicable measurable values, for example one electric appliance may be switchable for different voltages: 110V, 220V, 240V and 380V.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

GRP8 M 999999 LIN PIA DTM MEA HAN DOC FTX PGI GRP9 GRP10 GRP11 GRP12 GRP13 GRP14 GRP15 GRP16 GRP17 GRP19 GRP20 GRP21

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 999999
A group of segments providing details of a single product. This segment group may be repeated to give subline details.

LIN M 1 LINE ITEM

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the line item by the line item number and the product by its item number. Detailed product description can be specified using the following segment group: SG9 (IMD-FTX). Data element 1229 may be used to identify the current line item updating the correspondent line item of a previously sent PRODAT message.
1082
LINE ITEM NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • 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 or already taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or 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.
C829
SUB-LINE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
To provide an indication that a segment or segment group is used to contain sub-line or sub-line item information and to optionally enable the sub-line to be identified.
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.
1082
Line item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Serial number designating each separate item within a series of articles.
1222
CONFIGURATION LEVEL
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number indicating the level of an object which is in a hierarchy.
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 either additional identification of the product specified in the LIN segment or any substitute product identification.
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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying date and, ,or time or period details relating to the line item only, for example the date of first or last availability of specified product.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment enabling the physical measurements of the item to be specified where this is required for full identification of the product. Any measurements must refer to the product in its unpacked form, for example thickness of plastic film, length, weight, etc.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

HAN C 5 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment providing information on required handling of the actual line item's product and additionally, if required, notifying hazardous materials.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instructions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
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.
4078
Handling instructions
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material class code, identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Code specifying the kind of hazard for a material.
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.
7418
Hazardous material class
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To specify the kind of hazard for a material.

DOC C 99 DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment to identify documents required with the identified product, for example the SAFHAZ message.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Mandatory
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.
C503
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of document/message by number, status, source and/or language.
1004
Document/message number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1373
Document/message status, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the status of a document/message.
1366
Document/message source
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Indication of the source from which the printed information is to be or has been obtained.
3453
Language, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
1056
Version
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.
3153
COMMUNICATION CHANNEL IDENTIFIER, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.
1220
NUMBER OF COPIES OF DOCUMENT REQUIRED
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number of originals or copies of a document stipulated or referred to as being required.
1218
NUMBER OF ORIGINALS OF DOCUMENT REQUIRED
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Specification of the number of originals of a stipulated document that are required.

FTX C 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information on the actual product is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments (for free format product description FTX in segment group 9 is to be used only). In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process 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 the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

PGI C 10 PRODUCT GROUP INFORMATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to identify a product group, price group or tariff group which is applicable to the current line item only.
5379
PRODUCT GROUP TYPE, CODED
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the type of product group used for products.
C288
PRODUCT GROUP
  • Conditional
To give product group information.
5389
Product group, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code allocated by the seller to identify uniquely his product group for a product or series of products.
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.
5388
Product group
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description allocated by the seller to identify uniquely his product group for a product or a series of products.

GRP9 C 10 IMD FTX

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments for naming, identification and short description of the product specified within the PRODAT message line item. This group may be repeated to provide name and, or description in one or more other languages.

IMD M 1 ITEM DESCRIPTION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
Segment providing the given product name in free format and when necessary identifying the language used. It may be repeated as well to provide name in one more other languages.
7077
ITEM DESCRIPTION TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
  • Conditional
To provide the characteristic of the item being described.
7081
Item characteristic, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the item characteristic being described.
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.
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
  • Conditional
Description of an item.
7009
Item description identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
7008
Item description
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..256
Plain language description of articles or products.
3453
Language, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code of language (ISO 639-1988).
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 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in clear form, to describe the named product and when necessary identifying the language used. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver to process 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 the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

GRP10 C 10 TRU DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to identify technical rules applicable for the actual product and the rules' issue dates.

TRU M 1 TECHNICAL RULES

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying technical rules and conditions relevant for the whole message.
7402
IDENTITY NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
The number given to an object for its unique identification.
1056
VERSION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1058
RELEASE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the release number or release name of an object.
7175
RULE PART IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Identification of a specific part of a rule.
3055
CODE LIST RESPONSIBLE AGENCY, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.

DTM C 1 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the technical rules' issue date.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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 RCS PIA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to identify governmental or legal trade restrictions and relevant commodities.

RCS M 1 REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating that and which governmental or legal trade restrictions apply to the actual product.
7293
SECTOR/SUBJECT IDENTIFICATION QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the subject areas to which the specified conditions apply.
C550
REQUIREMENT/CONDITION IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
To identify the specific rule/condition requirement.
7295
Requirement/condition identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code identifying a specific rule, regulation or condition.
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.
7294
Requirement or condition
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain text identifying a specific requirement or condition.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.

PIA C 5 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment to identify the commodities relevant for the identified trade restrictions.
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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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.

GRP12 C 10 QTY DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments to provide quantity for the specified product and where relevant related date and time information for example minimum delivery batch, indication of manufacturer's capacity within a given period.

QTY M 1 QUANTITY

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify quantities related to the product.
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.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment indicating that date or time details relate to the quantity, for example number of time units needed to manufacture the specified product quantity.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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.

GRP13 C 5 PRI CUX RNG

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment group to specify the estimated value of an item only for budgetary purposes. This segment group may specify values over a given quantity range and for a current currency.

PRI M 1 PRICE DETAILS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the estimated value of an item for information purposes only.
C509
PRICE INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Identification of price type, price and related details.
5125
Price qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a type of price.
5118
Price
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..15
The monetary value associated with a purchase or sale of an article, product or service.
5375
Price type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of price of an item.
5387
Price type qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying pricing specification.
5284
Unit price basis
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..9
Basis on which the unit price/rate applies.
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.
5213
SUB-LINE PRICE CHANGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating disposition of the price change of a sub-line item.

CUX C 1 CURRENCIES

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the currency of the value.
C504
CURRENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
The usage to which a currency relates.
6347
Currency details qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the usage to which the currency relates.
6345
Currency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name or symbol of the monetary unit involved in the transaction.
6343
Currency qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to data element 6345 Currency.
6348
Currency rate base
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..4
Multiplying factor used in expressing the number of currency units.
C504
CURRENCY DETAILS
  • Conditional
The usage to which a currency relates.
6347
Currency details qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the usage to which the currency relates.
6345
Currency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the name or symbol of the monetary unit involved in the transaction.
6343
Currency qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving specific meaning to data element 6345 Currency.
6348
Currency rate base
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..4
Multiplying factor used in expressing the number of currency units.
5402
RATE OF EXCHANGE
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..12
The rate at which one specified currency is expressed in another specified currency.
6341
CURRENCY MARKET EXCHANGE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the market upon which the currency exchange rate is based.

RNG C 1 RANGE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify the quantity range where the estimated value is applicable.
6167
RANGE TYPE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of range.
C280
RANGE
  • Conditional
Range minimum and maximum limits.
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.
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.

GRP14 C 999 CCI CAV MEA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments providing product characteristic and-product characteristic details.

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify product characteristic and, or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the business process.
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
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
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 form description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the product characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relevance of a characteristic.

CAV C 10 CHARACTERISTIC VALUE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify common product characteristic by value in either coded form or in free format.
C889
CHARACTERISTIC VALUE
  • Mandatory
To provide the value of a characteristic.
7111
Characteristic value, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the value of a particular characteristic 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.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating characteristic values being physical measurements (including measurable quantities and percentages) related to specified product characteristics (for example voltage, percentage of material contained) and where relevant measurement ranges. The MEA-segment is repeatable to allow the indication of a number of applicable measurable values, for example one electric appliance may be switchable for different voltages: 110V, 220V, 240V and 380V.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

GRP15 C 999 ALI PCD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments providing information on origin and, or special conditions applicable to the product and - if required - relevant percentages.

ALI M 1 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment indicating that the product is subject to special conditions owing to origin, customs preference or commercial factors.
3239
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Country in which the goods have been produced or manufactured, according to criteria laid down for the purposes of application of the Customs tariff, of quantitative restrictions, or of any other measure related to trade.
9213
TYPE OF DUTY REGIME, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the statement of the full/preferential regime according to which duty is assessed.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.
4183
SPECIAL CONDITIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of a specific condition.

PCD C 5 PERCENTAGE DETAILS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment providing a percentage and percentage basis related to the additional information.
C501
PERCENTAGE DETAILS
  • Mandatory
Percentage relating to a specified basis.
5245
Percentage qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the usage of a percentage.
5482
Percentage
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..10
Value expressed as a percentage of a specified amount.
5249
Percentage basis, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of the application of a percentage.
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.

GRP16 C 99 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments giving references related to the product specified in the LIN segment.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference related to the product by its number and type and where appropriate a line 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.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date and, or time related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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 99 NAD RFF QTY GRP18

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments identifying the parties with associated information.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying names and addresses of the parties related to the identified product, in coded or clear form, and their functions for example supplier, warehouse, service. It is recommended that, if possible, only the coded form of the party ID should be specified.
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 identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
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 five lines. Party name may be formatted.
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.
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.
3045
Party name format, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four 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.
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.

RFF C 99 REFERENCE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment identifying a reference related to the party described in the preceding NAD segment.
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.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

QTY C 5 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment enabling the specification of quantities required to satisfy the specified level of service for a specific party.
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.

GRP18 C 5 CTA COM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments giving contact details of a specific person and, 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 and, 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 10 COMMUNICATION CONTACT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
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..512
The communication number.
3155
Communication channel qualifier
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the type of communication channel being used.

GRP19 C 10 DGS QTY FTX

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A group of segments containing information about dangerous goods.

DGS M 1 DANGEROUS GOODS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment providing dangerous goods information by using relevant dangerous goods identification.
8273
DANGEROUS GOODS REGULATIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the regulation, international or national, applicable for a means of transport.
C205
HAZARD CODE
  • Conditional
The identification of the dangerous goods in code.
8351
Hazard code identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Dangerous goods code.
8078
Hazard substance/item/page number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..7
Number giving additional hazard code classification of a goods item within the applicable dangerous goods regulation.
8092
Hazard code version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
The version/revision number of date of issuance of the code used.
C234
UNDG INFORMATION
  • Conditional
Information on dangerous goods, taken from the United Nations Dangerous Goods classification.
7124
UNDG number
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 4
Unique serial number assigned within the United Nations to substances and articles contained in a list of the dangerous goods most commonly carried.
7088
Dangerous goods flashpoint
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..8
Lowest temperature, in the case of dangerous goods, at which vapour from an inflammable liquid forms an ignitable mixture with air.
C223
DANGEROUS GOODS SHIPMENT FLASHPOINT
  • Conditional
Temperature at which a vapor can be ignited as per ISO 1523/73.
7106
Shipment flashpoint
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 3
Temperature in centigrade determined by the closed cup test as per ISO 1523/73 where a vapour is given off that can be ignited.
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.
8339
PACKING GROUP, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a packing group by code.
8364
EMS NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Emergency procedures for ships carrying dangerous goods.
8410
MFAG
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Medical first aid guide.
8126
TREM CARD NUMBER
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..10
The identification of a transport emergency card giving advice for emergency actions.
C235
HAZARD IDENTIFICATION PLACARD DETAILS
  • Conditional
These numbers appear on the hazard identification placard required on the means of transport.
8158
Hazard identification number, upper part
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
The id. number for the Orange Placard (upper part) required on the means of transport.
8186
Substance identification number, lower part
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 4
The number for the Orange Placard (lower part) required on the means of transport.
C236
DANGEROUS GOODS LABEL
  • Conditional
Markings identifying the type of hazardous goods and similar information.
8246
Dangerous goods label marking
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Marking identifying the type of hazardous goods (substance), Loading/Unloading instructions and advising actions in case of emergency.
8246
Dangerous goods label marking
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Marking identifying the type of hazardous goods (substance), Loading/Unloading instructions and advising actions in case of emergency.
8246
Dangerous goods label marking
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Marking identifying the type of hazardous goods (substance), Loading/Unloading instructions and advising actions in case of emergency.
8255
PACKING INSTRUCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code defining the quantity and the type of package in which a product is allowed to be shipped in a passenger or freight aircraft.
8325
CATEGORY OF MEANS OF TRANSPORT, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of means of transport determined to carry particular goods, not necessarily being hazardous.
8211
PERMISSION FOR TRANSPORT, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving evidence that transportation of particular hazardous cargo is permitted and identifies the restrictions being put upon a particular transport.

QTY C 1 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to specify quantity for the given dangerous goods.
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 information, in clear form, to identify dangerous goods. In computer to computer exchanges such text will normally require the receiver process 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 the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

GRP20 C 5 PAC MEA QTY HAN PCI

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A group of segments identifying product specific packaging of the goods identified in the line item, its physical dimensions and marks (for example special packaging relevant for the product).

PAC M 1 PACKAGE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment specifying the number of packages and the physical type of packaging for the product, for example, package type.
7224
NUMBER OF PACKAGES
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..8
Number of individual parts of a shipment either unpacked, or packed in such a way that they cannot be divided without first undoing the packing.
C531
PACKAGING DETAILS
  • Conditional
Packaging level and details, terms and conditions.
7075
Packaging level, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Indication of level of packaging specified.
7233
Packaging related information, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code giving packaging, handling and marking related information.
7073
Packaging terms and conditions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying packaging terms and conditions.
C202
PACKAGE TYPE
  • Conditional
Type of package by name or by code from a specified source.
7065
Type of packages identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Coded description of the form in which goods are presented.
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.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
C402
PACKAGE TYPE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Identification of the form in which goods are described.
7077
Item description type, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the format of a description.
7064
Type of packages
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
7064
Type of packages
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Description of the form in which goods are presented.
7143
Item number type, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the type of item number.
C532
RETURNABLE PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Conditional
Indication of responsibility for payment and load contents of returnable packages.
8395
Returnable package freight payment responsibility, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate responsibility for payment of return freight charges for packaging that is returnable.
8393
Returnable package load contents, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To indicate the composition of goods loaded into a returnable package.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment specifying physical measurements of packages described in the PAC segment,-for example cube or gross weight, stack factor.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

QTY C 5 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying the type of quantity and the quantity related to the package, for example quantity of products packed into the package.
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.

HAN C 5 HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment providing information on required handling of the actual line item's product depending on packaging and additionally, if required, notifying hazardous materials.
C524
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS
  • Conditional
Instruction for the handling of goods, products or articles in shipment, storage etc.
4079
Handling instructions, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of the instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
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.
4078
Handling instructions
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
Instructions on how specified goods, packages or containers should be handled.
C218
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • Conditional
To specify a hazardous material.
7419
Hazardous material class code, identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
Code specifying the kind of hazard for a material.
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.
7418
Hazardous material class
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To specify the kind of hazard for a material.

PCI C 5 PACKAGE IDENTIFICATION

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying markings and labels used on individual physical units (packages) described in the PAC segment, for example item number of packaging unit.
4233
MARKING INSTRUCTIONS, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating instructions on how specified packages or physical units should be marked.
C210
MARKS & LABELS
  • Conditional
Shipping marks on packages in free text; one to ten lines.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
7102
Shipping marks
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Marks and numbers identifying individual packages.
8275
CONTAINER OR PACKAGE STATE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code to identify whether goods of separate description or comprising separate consignments are contained in the same external packaging or to indicate that a container or similar unit load device is empty.
C827
TYPE OF MARKING
  • Conditional
Specification of the type of marking that reflects the method that was used and the conventions adhered to for marking (e.g. of packages).
7511
Type of marking, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the type of marking that reflects the method and the conventions adhered to for marking.
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.

GRP21 C 999999 HYN PIA QTY FTX GRP22 GRP23 GRP24

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999999
A group of segments to specify hierarchical connections from the given product to higher or lower leveled products.

HYN M 1 HIERARCHY INFORMATION

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify hierarchical connections from the given product to higher or lower leveled products and its function within the logistic chain. Data element 1229 may be used to identify the current line item's hierarchical structure updating the correspondent line item's hierarchical structure of a previously sent PRODAT message.
7173
HIERARCHY OBJECT QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To qualify the object of the given hierarchy (e.g. product hierarchy, company hierarchy..).
7171
HIERARCHICAL LEVEL, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the relationship between the hierarchical object and the identified object.
1229
ACTION REQUEST/NOTIFICATION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the action to be taken or already taken.
C212
ITEM NUMBER IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
Goods identification for a specified source.
7140
Item number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
A number allocated to a group or 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.
7166
HIERARCHICAL PARENT ID.
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..12
Identification number of the next higher level in a hierarchical structure.

PIA C 10 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment providing either additional identification of the product specified in the HYN segment or any substitute product identification.
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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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.

QTY C 5 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying the child product's quantity contained within the identified parent product.
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 99 FREE TEXT

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information on the actual product and its hierarchical connections.
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 the purpose of the text.
C107
TEXT REFERENCE
  • Conditional
Coded reference to a standard text and its source.
4441
Free text identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
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).
4447
TEXT FORMATTING, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the formatting parameters for the text.

GRP22 C 999 RFF DTM

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 999
A group of segments to provide references linked to the hierarchical item and where necessary the reference date.

RFF M 1 REFERENCE

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying the reference linked to the hierarchical item, for example the drawing number on a wiring diagram.
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.
4000
Reference version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To uniquely identify a reference by its version number.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.

DTM C 5 DATE/TIME/PERIOD

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment specifying the date and, or time related to the reference.
C507
DATE/TIME/PERIOD
  • Mandatory
Date and/or time, or period relevant to the specified date/time/period 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.

GRP23 C 99 CCI CAV MEA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments to identify characteristics depending on the product's use within the specified hierarchy.

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify product characteristic and, or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the business process.
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
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
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 form description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the product characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relevance of a characteristic.

CAV C 10 CHARACTERISTIC VALUE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment to specify product characteristic by value in either coded form or in free format.
C889
CHARACTERISTIC VALUE
  • Mandatory
To provide the value of a characteristic.
7111
Characteristic value, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the value of a particular characteristic 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.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating characteristic values being physical measurements (including measurable quantities and percentages) related to specified product characteristics (for example voltage, percentage of material contained) and where relevant measurement ranges. The MEA-segment is repeatable to allow the indication of a number of applicable measurable values, for example one electric appliance may be switchable for different voltages: 110V, 220V, 240V and 380V.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

GRP24 C 99 NAD PIA QTY GRP25

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment group to specify party dependent information for the actual product in the given hierarchy.

NAD M 1 NAME AND ADDRESS

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment identifying a party preferably in coded form to which specific product and hierarchical item characteristics apply.
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 identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
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 five lines. Party name may be formatted.
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.
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.
3045
Party name format, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the representation of a party name.
C059
STREET
  • Conditional
Street address and/or PO Box number in a structured address: one to four 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.
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.

PIA C 10 ADDITIONAL PRODUCT ID

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment providing additional identification(s) of the hierarchically linked product that are specific to the identified party, for example an additional number from another origin to identify the higher or lower leveled product relevant to the identified party.
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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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
A number allocated to a group or 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.

QTY C 5 QUANTITY

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 5
A segment identifying the child product's quantity contained within the identified parent product if specially defined by the named party.
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.

GRP25 C 99 CCI CAV MEA

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A group of segments to identify characteristics depending on the product's use within the hierarchy specific to the identified party.

CCI M 1 CHARACTERISTIC/CLASS ID

  • Mandatory
  • Max repeat: 1
A segment to identify product characteristic and, or the characteristic name and characteristic relevance for the business process.
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
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
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 form description of the product characteristic.
7036
Characteristic
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Free form description of the product characteristic.
4051
CHARACTERISTIC RELEVANCE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the relevance of a characteristic.

CAV C 99 CHARACTERISTIC VALUE

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 99
A segment to specify product-characteristic by value in either coded form or in free format.
C889
CHARACTERISTIC VALUE
  • Mandatory
To provide the value of a characteristic.
7111
Characteristic value, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
To identify the value of a particular characteristic 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.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.
7110
Characteristic value
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
To identify the value of a characteristic.

MEA C 10 MEASUREMENTS

  • Conditional
  • Max repeat: 10
A segment indicating characteristic values being physical measurements (including measurable quantities and percentages) related to specified product characteristics (for example voltage, percentage of material contained) and where relevant measurement ranges. The MEA-segment is repeatable to allow the indication of a number of applicable measurable values, for example one electric appliance may be switchable for different voltages: 110V, 220V, 240V and 380V.
6311
MEASUREMENT PURPOSE QUALIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the purpose of the measurement.
C502
MEASUREMENT DETAILS
  • Conditional
Identification of measurement type.
6313
Property measured, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Specification of the property measured.
6321
Measurement significance, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the significance of a measurement value.
6155
Measurement attribute identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..17
Code used to specify non-discrete measurement values.
6154
Measurement attribute
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..70
To specify non-discrete measurement values.
C174
VALUE/RANGE
  • Conditional
Measurement value and relevant minimum and maximum values of the measurement range.
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: an
  • 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.
6432
Significant digits
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
To specify the number of significant digits.
7383
SURFACE/LAYER INDICATOR, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the surface or layer of a product that is being described.

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..10
The number of segments in a message body, plus the message header segment and message trailer segment.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.