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X12 Release 008010

PKG Marking, Packaging, Loading

To describe marking, packaging, loading, and unloading requirements
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
349
Item Description Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
1
Code indicating the format of a description
If PKG01 equals "F", then PKG05 is used. If PKG01 equals "S", then PKG04 is used. If PKG01 equals "X", then both PKG04 and PKG05 are used.
Codes (4)
02
Packaging Characteristic Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
5
1
Code specifying the marking, packaging, loading and related characteristics being described
Codes (52)
03
Agency Qualifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying the agency assigning the code values
Use PKG03 to indicate the organization that publishes the code list being referred to.
Codes (206)
04
Packaging Description Code
String (AN)
Conditional
1
7
1
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about the marking, packaging or loading and unloading of a product
R040506
C0403
PKG04 should be used for industry-specific packaging description codes.
05
Description
String (AN)
Conditional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
C0501
Special marking or tagging data can be given in PKG05 (description).
06
Unit Load Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying loading or unloading a shipment
Codes (12)
07
Language Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
1
Code specifying the language used in text, from a standard code list maintained by the International Standards Organization (ISO 639)
C0705
PKG07 is used to identify the language being used in PKG05.
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