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X12 Release 003040

L5 Description, Marks and Numbers

To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers.
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
213
Lading Line Item Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
-
Sequential line number for a lading item.
02
Lading Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
-
Description of an item as required for rating and billing purposes.
L502 may be used to send quantity information as part of the product description.
03
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Conditional
1
16
-
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities.
P0304
04
Commodity Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
-
Code identifying the commodity coding system used for Commodity Code.
Codes (21)
05
Packaging Code
String (AN)
Optional
5
5
-
Code identifying the type of packaging. Part 1. Packaging form. Part 2. Packaging Material.
Codes (187)
06
Marks and Numbers
String (AN)
Conditional
1
45
-
Marks and numbers used to identify a shipment or parts of a shipment.
07
Marks and Numbers Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
-
Code specifying the application or source of Marks and Numbers (87).
C0706
Codes (16)
08
Commodity Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
-
Code identifying the commodity coding system used for Commodity Code.
P0809
Codes (21)
09
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Conditional
1
16
-
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities.
10
Compartment ID Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code identifying the compartment in a compartmentalized tank car.
Codes (6)
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