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BMS Beginning Segment For Material Safety Data Sheet

Beginning of the Material Safety Data Sheet Transaction Set, to identify the distinct type of report and to transmit key identifying numbers and dates relating to that report
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
353
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code identifying purpose of transaction set.
If BMS01 is code ``05'' and BMS04 is used, then BMS06, if used, must identify the previous version of this report which is being replaced.
If BMS01 is code ``05'' and BMS05 is used, then BMS07, if used, must identify the previous version of this report which is being replaced.
Codes (49)
02
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
BMS02 specifies date the report is effective (YYMMDD).
03
Language Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
-
Code designating the language used in text, from a standard code list maintained by the International Standards Organization (ISO 639).
BMS03 specifies the language of the text information in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). This will always be English.
04
Reference Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
BMS04 specifies sender's report identifier.
05
Revision Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
4
-
A number which indicates the chronological sequence of revisions and updates to a ratemaking docket.
BMS05 is a number indicating the chronological sequence of this revision.
06
Reference Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
07
Revision Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
4
-
A number which indicates the chronological sequence of revisions and updates to a ratemaking docket.
08
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency.
BMS08 specifies the state or province for ultimate receipt of this report.
09
Country Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
-
Code identifying the country.
BMS09 specifies the country for ultimate receipt of this report.
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