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6311 Measurement purpose code qualifier [B]

Desc: Code qualifying the purpose of the measurement. Repr: an..3 Code Values: AAA Line item measurement Line item measurement specified by the Food and Drug Administration. AAB Transport conditions for delivery to distribution centre Specified measurements refer to transport conditions for delivery to a distribution centre. AAC Retail container size Size of a retail container in terms of volume. AAD Other US Government agency application Measurement to be used by/for other United States government agencies. AAE Measurement [6314] To specify the value of a measurement. AAF Customs line item measurement The measurement of a consignment or part for customs purpose. AAG Alcohol content The measurement of the alcohol content. AAH Dimensions total weight The total weight of an identified dimension. AAI Item weight Weight at line item level. AAJ Visa quantity Measurement reportable for visaed merchandise. AAK Licence (quantity deducted) Quantity to be written off from the total license amount. AAL Cargo loaded Total tonnage of cargo loaded onto the conveyance. AAM Cargo discharged Total tonnage of cargo unloaded from the conveyance. AAN Weight of conveyance Tonnage of conveyance. AAO Conveyance summer dead weight Registered summer dead weight total tonnage of the vessel. AAP Containerized cargo on vessel's weight Total weight of containerized cargo on vessel. AAQ Non-containerized cargo on vessel's weight Total weight of non-containerized cargo on vessel. AAR 1st specified tariff quantity Primary reportable quantity associated with a tariff number. AAS 2nd specified tariff quantity Secondary reportable quantity associated with a tariff number. AAT 3rd specified tariff quantity Third reportable quantity associated with a tariff number. AAU Package Commodity/product shipped or sold in discrete individual containers which may be accumulated in a larger package. AAV Person Physical measurement of a person. AAW Accuracy Accuracy of the measurements being sent. AAX Consignment measurement Measurement related to a consignment; to be specified by the measurement code dimension value. AAY Package measurement Measurements of package. AAZ Handling unit measurement Measurements of handling unit. ABA Unit of measure used for ordered quantities The unit of measure in which ordered quantities are expressed. ABB Transport conditions for delivery to market Specified measurements refer to transport conditions for delivery to the market. ABC Storage conditions to guarantee product freshness until best before date Specified measurements refer to storage conditions to guarantee the product freshness until best before date. ABI Ventilation The number of air exchanges per hour. ABJ Original unit of issue A code identifying the original unit of issue. ABK External dimension The outer measurement of the referenced item or package. ABL Internal dimension The inner measurement of the referenced item or package. ABM Test piece dimensions The size of the test piece that was tested. ABN Average reading Average reading of the test being reported on. ABO Comparison price measurement A measurement used for comparison pricing purposes. ABP Unit of measure per unit of issue Provides the unit of measurement which is to be used for a given unit of issue. ABQ Air flow The movement of air. ABS Velocity Speed. ABT Supplementary unit Supplementary unit referring to the measurement reported. ABU Quota Maximum number or amount. ABV Unit of time The specification of a specific unit of time. ABW Unit of measure used for invoiced quantities Unit of measure of invoiced quantity. ABX Usable or consumable content Measurement of usable or consumable contents. ABY Payment cycle Measurement of the period of time over which payment occurs. ABZ Plot size The relative bigness of a plot or an allotment of land. ACA Space occupied Space taken up or filled. ACB Building size The relative bigness of a permanent fixed structure forming an enclosure. ACC Office size The relative bigness of a room or building used for clerical or similar work. ACD Area damaged The size of an area that was damaged. ACE Land size The relative bigness of an expanse of ground. ACF Industrial plant size The relative bigness of a factory or facility used in an industrial process. ACG Installed capacity The maximum amount that can be contained or produced. ACH Warehouse size The relative bigness of a structure in which things are temporarily stored. ACI Volume to dispose Volume to get rid of. ACJ Volume to produce Volume which will be generated. ACK Commodity size The size name, dimensions, or weight of the commodity. ACL Free surface moment Effects of force caused by free-surface effects in partly-filled tanks. ACM Estimated gross weight Estimated weight (mass) of goods, including packing. ACN Fat content A code to indicate the fat content of a product, e.g. cheese. ACO Test measure value Specification of a value which was measured for test purposes. ACP Size Dimensions or magnitude of an object. ACQ Maximum dimension using a functionality Maximum dimension of an article using a functionality (e.g. extendable sofabed). ACR Minimum dimension using a functionality Minimum dimension of an article using a functionality (e.g. folding chair). ACS Mattress dimension Dimension of a mattress, i.e. not the total dimension of the bed frame. ACT Seat dimension Seat dimension of a chair etc., not total dimension. ASX Supplemental tariff classification quantity Supplemental quantity reportable for a tariff number. ASY 1st specified tariff quantity, general rules of interpretation 3(c) or 3(b) The first reportable quantity associated with a tariff number for goods classified under general rules of interpretation 3(b) or 3(c). ASZ 2nd specified tariff quantity, general rules of interpretation 3(c) or 3(b) Secondary reportable quantity associated with a tariff classification for goods classified under harmonized tariff schedule general rules of interpretation 3(b) or 3(c). ATA 3rd specified tariff quantity, general rules of interpretation 3(c) or 3(b) Third reportable quantity associated with a tariff classification for goods classified under harmonized tariff schedule general rules of interpretation 3(b) or 3(c). ATB Showroom size The relative bigness of a room used for display. ATC Reserves Measurement of reserves maintained. ATD Height reference point The point from which the reference height is determined. ATE Available for cultivation The purpose is to measure the availability for cultivation. CH Chemistry The given measurement value identifies the amount or percentage of a specif