EANCOM® 2002 Part III Data Element & Code Sets Directory
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6411 Measurement unit code
  Code specifying the unit of measurement.

Notes:
| 1. Recommend use UN/ECE Recommendation 20, Common code.
       
    S Old Code  
+ 04 =
small spray
     
++ 23 =
gram per cubic centimetre
GS1 Description:
g/cm3 as a unit of measure for the density of gas. This is necessary for dangerous substance articles for determination of the quantities that can be stored together on the shelf.
     
+ 25 =
gram per square centimetre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of gram per square centimetre.
     
+ 28 =
kilogram per square metre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in kilogram per square metre.
     
++ 37 =
ounce per square foot
     
@ 59 =
part per million
  PPM  
+++ 64 =
Pound per square inch, gauge
A unit of measure expressed in pound per square inch
     
+ 001 =
Barrel (205 litres, 45 gallons) (GS1 Code)
     
+ 002 =
Degree days (GS1 Code)
     
+ 003 =
Gigacaloric (GS1 Code)
     
+ 004 =
Megajoule per cubic metre (GS1 Code)
     
+ 2N =
decibel
     
+ 2X =
metre per minute
GS1 Description:
A measure of speed in terms of metres per minute.
     
+ 4K =
milliampere
     
+ 4L =
megabyte
GS1 Description:
A unit of computer memory equal to 1.048.576 (i.e. 2 power 20) bytes.
     
+ 4O =
microfarad
GS1 Description:
One millionth of a farad. A farad is the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which a potential of 1 volt is created by a charge of 1 Coulomb.
  MFA  
+ 4P =
newton per metre
     
+ A25 =
cheval vapeur
     
+ A86 =
gigahertz
GS1 Description:
Hertz multiplied by 10*9.
     
++ A99 =
Bit
A unit of information equal to one binary digit.
     
  ACR =
acre
GS1 Description:
Acre (4840 yd2)
     
+ AD =
byte
GS1 Description:
A unit of information stored in a computer, equal to eight bits.
     
+ AMH =
ampere hour
GS1 Description:
Ampere-hour (3,6kC)
     
+ AMP =
ampere
     
  AMT =
Amount (GS1 Code)
A measurement of monetary amount.
     
+ ANN =
year
GS1 Description:
The expression of a year as a measure unit.
     
  APX =
Troy ounce (31.10348 g) (GS1 Code)
     
  ASM =
alcoholic strength by mass
GS1 Description:
Alcoholic strength expressed by mass.
     
@ ASU =
alcoholic strength by volume
GS1 Description:
Alcoholic strength expressed by volume.
  ASV  
4+ AV =
capsule
GS1 Description:
Encaspuled dosage form for pharmaceuticals.
     
++ B13 =
Joule per square metre
A unit of measure of heat energy expressed in joule per square metre.
     
+++ B17 =
Credit
A unit of count defining the number of entries made to the credit side of an account.
     
+ BAR =
bar
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure equal to 106 dines per square centimeter.
     
  BTU =
British thermal unit
GS1 Description:
British thermal unit (1,055 kilojoules)
     
  C0 =
call
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure for telephone calls. Code value is C0 (C Zero).
     
+ C60 =
ohm centimetre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in Ohm centimetre.
     
@ CDL =
candela
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of light intensity.
  CAN  
  CEL =
degree celsius
     
++ CF2 =
Colony forming unit per gram (GS1 Code)
Colony forming units per gram is a unit of measure for micro-organisms, such as bacteria, in a food item. Micro-organisms form colonies that are be counted under determined conditions
     
+ CLT =
centilitre
GS1 Description:
A unit of volume equal to one hundreth of a liter.
     
  CMK =
square centimetre
     
+ CMQ =
cubic centimetre
GS1 Description:
A system of units for the measurement of volume based on the cubic centimetre.
     
  CMT =
centimetre
     
++ D19 =
Square metre kelvin per watt
Unit of measure of thermal insulance expressed in square metre kelvin per watt.
     
+ D21 =
square metre per kilogram
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in square metre per kilogram.
     
+++ D32 =
Terawatt hour
A unit of measure expressed in terawatt hour
     
+++ D5 =
Kilogram per square centimetre
A unit of measure expressed in kilogram per square centimetre
     
++ D55 =
Watt per square metre kelvin
Unit of measure of thermal conductance expressed in watt per square metre kelvin.
     
  DAY =
day
GS1 Description:
The expression of a day as a measure unit.
     
+ DD =
degree
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of temperature.
     
+ DMQ =
cubic decimetre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in cubic decimetre.
     
  DMT =
decimetre
     
+ DOS =
Dose (GS1 Code)
An amount of medicine, etc administered at one time.
     
++ DRG =
Dragée (GS1 Code)
Number of dragées (coated tablets) contained in the item's package as a measurement unit.
     
+ DZN =
dozen
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure of 12 or group of 12.
     
++ E34 =
Gigabyte
A unit of information equal to 10 E9 bytes.
     
++ E37 =
Pixel
A unit of count defining the number of pixels (pixel: picture element).
     
++ E38 =
Megapixel
A unit of count equal to 10 E6 (1000000) pixels (picture elements).
     
++ E39 =
Dots per inch
A unit of information defining the number of dots per linear inch as a measure of the resolution or sharpness of an image.
GS1 Description:
synonym: pixels per inch.
     
  EA =
each
     
+ EV =
envelope
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure pertaining to the number of envelopes.
     
  FAH =
degree Fahrenheit
     
  FOT =
foot
GS1 Description:
Foot (0,3048 m)
     
+++ FP =
Pound per square foot
A unit of measure expressed in pound per square foot
     
+++ FTK =
Square foot
A unit of measure expressed in square foot
     
+ FTQ =
cubic foot
     
+ GL =
gram per litre
     
  GLI =
gallon (UK)
GS1 Description:
Gallon (4,546092 dm3)
     
+ GM =
gram per square metre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of grams per square metre.
     
  GRM =
gram
     
+ GRO =
gross
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure of 12 dozens.
     
@ GV =
gigajoule
  GJO  
  GWH =
gigawatt hour
GS1 Description:
Gigawatt-hour (1 million kW/h)
     
  HLT =
hectolitre
     
++ HMT =
HECTOMETRE
A unit of linear measure equal to 10 E2 metres.
     
+ HTZ =
hertz
GS1 Description:
One cycle per second.
     
  HUR =
hour
     
  INH =
inch
GS1 Description:
Inch (25,4 mm)
     
+++ INK =
Square inch
A unit of measure expressed in square inch
     
  JOU =
joule
     
+ KAH =
Kilovolt Ampere Hour (GS1 Code)
A unit of measure expressed in Kilovolt Ampere Hour.
     
+ KB =
kilocharacter
     
  KBA =
kilobar
     
++ KCL =
Kilocalorie (GS1 Code)
Unit of measure for the calorific value of the item (= 1000 cal).
     
  KEL =
kelvin
     
  KGM =
kilogram
     
  KHZ =
kilohertz
     
  KJO =
kilojoule
     
+ KL =
kilogram per metre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of kilogram per metre.
     
+ KMH =
kilometre per hour
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in kilometre per hour.
     
+ KMQ =
kilogram per cubic metre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of kilogram per cubic metre.
     
@ KPA =
kilopascal
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in kilopascal.
  297  
@ KTM =
kilometre
  KMT  
+ KVA =
kilovolt - ampere
GS1 Description:
A unit of electric power.
     
  KVT =
kilovolt
     
  KWH =
kilowatt hour
     
  KWT =
kilowatt
     
+ L2 =
litre per minute
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in litre per minute.
     
++ LD =
Litre per day
A unit of measure defining the number of litres per day.
     
+ LIH =
Litre per hour (GS1 Code)
Unit of measure expressed in litre per hour.
     
  LNE =
Printed line count (GS1 Code)
The indication of the count of printed lines included on a paper communication (e.g. telegram) for invoicing purposes.
     
  LTR =
litre
GS1 Description:
Litre (1 dm3)
     
+ LUX =
lux
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of illumination (it corresponds to the illumination of a surface which normally and uniformly receives a light flow of 1 lumen per square meter).
     
  MAL =
mega litre
     
  MAW =
megawatt
     
+ MC =
microgram
One millionth of a gram.
     
@ MCU =
millicurie
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure for radioactivity.
  304  
  MGM =
milligram
     
  MHZ =
megahertz
     
  MIN =
minute
     
  MLT =
millilitre
     
+ MMK =
square millimetre
GS1 Description:
A unit to measure a surface equal to one millionth of a quadrate.
     
+ MMQ =
cubic millimetre
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in cubic milimetres.
     
  MMT =
millimetre
     
+ MON =
month
GS1 Description:
The expression of a month as a measure unit.
     
+ MPA =
megapascal
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in Megapascal.
     
++ MQH =
Cubic metre per hour
A unit of measure defining the number of cubic metres per hour.
     
+ MTA =
Micro farad (GS1 Code)
One millionth of a farad. A farad is the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which a potential of 1 volt is created by a charge of 1 Coulomb.
     
  MTK =
square metre
     
  MTQ =
cubic metre
     
  MTR =
metre
     
++ MTS =
Metre per second
A unit of speed expressed in metres per second.
     
  MWH =
megawatt hour (1000 kW.h)
     
  NAR =
number of articles
     
+ NEW =
newton
GS1 Description:
The SI unit of force, equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one metre per second.
     
++ NIU =
number of international units
A unit of count defining the number of international units.
     
  NRL =
number of rolls
     
  ONZ =
ounce
GS1 Description:
Ounce GB, US (28,349523 g)
     
  OZA =
fluid ounce (US)
GS1 Description:
Fluid ounce US (29,5735 cm3)
     
  OZI =
fluid ounce (UK)
GS1 Description:
Fluid ounce UK (28,413 cm3)
     
  P1 =
percent
GS1 Description:
This code is used to indicate measurements in terms of percentages, e.g. the relative humidity (code RA in data element 6313) is 52%.
     
+ PA =
packet
     
+ PAL =
pascal
GS1 Description:
The SI unit of pressure, equal to one Newton per square metre.
     
  PCE =
Piece (GS1 Code)
     
+ PF =
pallet (lift)
GS1 Description:
A number of articles expressed in terms of pallets.
     
  PND =
Pound (GS1 Code)
     
+ PR =
pair
GS1 Description:
Two articles which belong together but are not necessarily identical.
     
  PTI =
pint (UK)
GS1 Description:
Pint UK (0,568262 dm3)
     
  PTN =
Portion (GS1 Code)
The identification of the number of portions (doses in medical terms) into which a complete product may be broken into for serving purposes, e.g. a pie with 6 portions, a liquid medicine with 20 doses.
     
  QAN =
quarter (of a year)
     
  QTI =
quart (UK)
GS1 Description:
Quart UK (1,1136523 dm3)
     
++ RJH =
Decanewton (GS1 Code)
A unit of force equal to 10 Newton.
     
+ RPM =
revolutions per minute
     
  RTO =
Ratio (GS1 Code)
     
  SEC =
second
     
+++ SMI =
Mile (statute mile)
A unit of measure expressed in mile
     
+ SML =
Square metre per litre (GS1 Code)
Unit of measure expressed in square metre per litre.
     
  ST =
sheet
     
  TNE =
tonne (metric ton)
GS1 Description:
Metric ton (1000kg)
     
4+ U2 =
tablet
A unit of count defining the number of tablets (tablet: a small flat or compressed solid object).
GS1 Description:
Dosage form for pharmaceuticals, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid dose.
     
+ UI =
Unit of activity, predefined (GS1 Code)
A measure pertaining to a predefined activity.
     
+ VI =
vial
GS1 Description:
Small glass container. E.g. for a liquid medicine or perfume.
     
  VLT =
volt
     
  WHR =
watt hour
     
  WRD =
Word (GS1 Code)
The specification of a word as a measurement unit, e.g. 21 words in a telex.
     
  WTT =
watt
     
+++ YDK =
Square yard
A unit of measure expressed in square yard
     
  YRD =
yard
GS1 Description:
Yard (0,9144 m)
     
+ ZE =
Milliampere hour (GS1 Code)
A practical unit of quantity of electricity; the quantity that flows in one hour through a conductor carrying a current of 1 Ampre. 1 Ampere-hour is the equivalent to 36000 Coulombs.
     
@ ZP =
page
GS1 Description:
The indication of a page as a measurement unit for invoicing purposes, e.g. fax pages.
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