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7143 Item type identification code [C]

Desc: Coded identification of an item type. Repr: an..3 Code Values: AA Product version number Number assigned by manufacturer or seller to identify the release of a product. AB Assembly The item number is that of an assembly. AC HIBC (Health Industry Bar Code) Article identifier used within health sector to indicate data used conforms to HIBC. AD Cold roll number Number assigned to a cold roll. AE Hot roll number Number assigned to a hot roll. AF Slab number Number assigned to a slab, which is produced in a particular production step. AG Software revision number A number assigned to indicate a revision of software. AH UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5) An 11-digit code that uniquely identifies consumer packaging of a product; does not have a check digit. AI UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5- 1) A 12-digit code that uniquely identifies the consumer packaging of a product, including a check digit. AJ Sample number Number assigned to a sample. AK Pack number Number assigned to a pack containing a stack of items put together (e.g. cold roll sheets (steel product)). AL UPC (Universal Product Code) Shipping container code (1-2- 5-5) A 13-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator. AM UPC (Universal Product Code)/EAN (European article number) Shipping container code (1-2-5-5-1) A 14-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator and the check digit. AN UPC (Universal Product Code) suffix A suffix used in conjunction with a higher level UPC (Universal product code) to define packing variations for a product. AO State label code A code which specifies the codification of the state's labelling requirements. AP Heat number Number assigned to the heat (also known as the iron charge) for the production of steel products. AQ Coupon number A number identifying a coupon. AR Resource number A number to identify a resource. AS Work task number A number to identify a work task. AT Price look up number Identification number on a product allowing a quick electronic retrieval of price information for that product. AU NSN (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stock Number) Number assigned under the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) codification system to provide the identification of an approved item of supply. AV Refined product code A code specifying the product refinement designation. AW Exhibit A code indicating that the product is identified by an exhibit number. AX End item A number specifying an end item. AY Federal supply classification A code to specify a product's Federal supply classification. AZ Engineering data list A code specifying the product's engineering data list. BA Milestone event number A number to identify a milestone event. BB Lot number A number indicating the lot number of a product. BC National drug code 4-4-2 format A code identifying the product in national drug format 4-4-2. BD National drug code 5-3-2 format A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-3-2. BE National drug code 5-4-1 format A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-4-1. BF National drug code 5-4-2 format A code identifying the product in national drug format 5-4-2. BG National drug code A code specifying the national drug classification. BH Part number A number indicating the part. BI Local Stock Number (LSN) A local number assigned to an item of stock. BJ Next higher assembly number A number specifying the next higher assembly or component into which the product is being incorporated. BK Data category A code specifying a category of data. BL Control number To specify the control number. BM Special material identification code A number to identify the special material code. BN Locally assigned control number A number assigned locally for control purposes. BO Buyer's colour Colour assigned by buyer. BP Buyer's part number Reference number assigned by the buyer to identify an article. BQ Variable measure product code A code assigned to identify a variable measure item. BR Financial phase To specify as an item, the financial phase. BS Contract breakdown To specify as an item, the contract breakdown. BT Technical phase To specify as an item, the technical phase. BU Dye lot number Number identifying a dye lot. BV Daily statement of activities A statement listing activities of one day. BW Periodical statement of activities within a bilaterally agreed time period Periodical statement listing activities within a bilaterally agreed time period. BX Calendar week statement of activities A statement listing activities of a calendar week. BY Calendar month statement of activities A statement listing activities of a calendar month. BZ Original equipment number Original equipment number allocated to spare parts by the manufacturer. CC Industry commodity code The codes given to certain commodities by an industry. CG Commodity grouping Code for a group of articles with common characteristics (e.g. used for statistical purposes). CL Colour number Code for the colour of an article. CR Contract number Reference number identifying a contract. CV Customs article number Code defined by Customs authorities to an article or a group of articles for Customs purposes. DR Drawing revision number Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to a drawing. DW Drawing Reference number identifying a drawing of an article. EC Engineering change level Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to an article's specificati