Unit or Basis for Measurement UOM Code.
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed,
or manner in which a measurement has been taken.
The 850 PO is the most popular EDI segment and the BEG-02 data element defines the PO type.
UOM Type Code Examples:
EA Each
AS Assortment
CA Cases
LB Pounds
KG Kilogram
KW Kilowatt
LO Lott
ML Milliliter
ZZ Mutually Defined
Complete List of Unit or Basis for Measurement Codes
CODE | DEFINITION & EXPLANATION |
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01 | Actual Pounds |
02 | Statute Mile |
03 | Seconds |
04 | Small Spray |
05 | Lifts |
06 | Digits |
Expresses a value using total number of digits, e.g., 6 digits | |
07 | Strand |
08 | Heat Lots |
09 | Tire |
10 | Group |
11 | Outfit |
12 | Packet |
13 | Ration |
14 | Shot |
15 | Stick |
16 | 115 Kilogram Drum |
A cylindrical container whose contents weigh 115 kilograms when full | |
17 | 100 Pound Drum |
A cylindrical container whose contents weigh 100 pounds when full | |
18 | 55 Gallon Drum |
A cylindrical container whose volume is equal to 55 gallons | |
19 | Tank Truck |
A liquid-carrying highway vehicle whose volume is variable according to the customer’s needs and which is used as a measure of goods ordered, sold, and delivered; differs from a tank car which transports liquids by rail | |
1A | Car Mile |
One freight car moving one mile | |
1B | Car Count |
The number of freight cars moving over a specified track | |
1C | Locomotive Count |
The number of locomotives moved over a specified track | |
1D | Caboose Count |
The number of cabooses moved over a specified track | |
1E | Empty Car |
Unloaded or empty cars moving over a specified track | |
1F | Train Mile |
The first locomotive in a train moving one mile | |
1G | Fuel Usage (Gallons) |
The number of gallons of diesel fuel used to move a train or all trains over specified trackage | |
1H | Caboose Mile |
One caboose moving one mile | |
1I | Fixed Rate |
Indicates a predetermined or set rate for usage of a facility | |
1J | Ton Miles |
Tons of freight multiplied by the number of times moved; includes non-revenue freight such as material used to maintain trackage and right-of-way | |
1K | Locomotive Mile |
One locomotive moving one mile | |
1L | Total Car Count |
The sum of cars, locomotives, and cabooses moving over a specified track; the conversion rate for locomotives and cabooses is set by contract | |
1M | Total Car Mile |
The sum of car miles, locomotive miles, and caboose miles moved over a specified track; the conversion rate for locomotives and cabooses is set by contract | |
1N | Count |
1O | Season |
1P | Tank Car |
1Q | Frames |
1R | Transactions |
1S | Millimole |
Millimole is 1/1000 part of a mole (measure of the concentration of a solute) | |
1T | Terabecquerel |
1U | Dose |
1X | Quarter Mile |
1Z | Base Unit |
20 | 20 Foot Container |
A sea-land rectangular container box whose capacity is defined by its longest dimension and by which product shipments are measured and billed | |
21 | 40 Foot Container |
A sea-land rectangular container box whose capacity is defined by its longest dimension and by which product shipments are measured and billed | |
22 | Deciliter per Gram |
Represents viscosity, Cuene intrinsic viscosity, and limit intrinsic viscosity | |
23 | Grams per Cubic Centimeter |
Represents product density | |
24 | Theoretical Pounds |
25 | Grams per Square Centimeter |
Represents product basis weight | |
26 | Actual Tons |
27 | Theoretical Tons |
28 | Kilograms per Square Meter |
Represents product basis weight | |
29 | Pounds per 1000 Square Feet |
Represents product basis weight | |
2A | Radians Per Second |
Measure of angular velocity | |
2B | Radians Per Second Squared |
Measure of angular acceleration | |
2C | Roentgen |
Unit of X-radiation or gamma radiation equal to the amount of radiation that produces in one cubic centimeter of dry air at 0 degrees Celsius and standard atmospheric pressure ionization of either sign equal to one electrostatic unit of charge | |
2D | Ship Set |
2F | Volts Per Meter |
Measure of electrical field strength | |
2G | Volts (Alternating Current) |
Measure of electrical potential | |
2H | Volts (Direct Current) |
Measure of electrical potential | |
2I | British Thermal Units (BTUs) Per Hour |
British thermal units per hour | |
2J | Cubic Centimeters Per Second |
Rate of flow | |
2K | Cubic Feet Per Hour |
Rate of flow | |
2L | Cubic Feet Per Minute |
Rate of flow | |
2M | Centimeters Per Second |
Rate of speed | |
2N | Decibels |
A unit for expressing the relative intensity of sounds on a scale of 0 for the least perceptible sound to about 130 for the average pain level | |
2P | Kilobyte |
Unit of computer storage capacity equal to 1000 bytes | |
2Q | Kilobecquerel |
Unit of radiation | |
2R | Kilocurie |
Unit of radiation | |
2U | Megagram |
Unit of mass | |
2V | Megagrams Per Hour |
2W | Bin |
Storage container used as a unit of measurement | |
2X | Meters Per Minute |
Measure of linear speed | |
2Y | Milliroentgen |
Unit of radiation | |
2Z | Millivolts |
Unit of electrical potential | |
30 | Horsepower Days per Air Dry Metric Tons |
Represents the energy requirements for processing a product | |
31 | Catchweight |
32 | Kilograms per Air Dry Metric Tons |
Represents chemical addition rate during product manufacture or chemical addition within the finished product | |
33 | Kilopascal Square Meters per Gram |
Represents burst index measurement for pulp products | |
34 | Kilopascals per Millimeter |
Represents hardness index of pulp products | |
35 | Milliliters per Square Centimeter Second |
Represents porosity of a sheet of material | |
36 | Cubic Feet per Minute per Square Foot |
Represents porosity of a sheet of material | |
37 | Ounces per Square Foot |
Represents sheet weight | |
38 | Ounces per Square Foot per 0.01 Inch |
Represents sheet density | |
39 | Basis Points |
3A | Degrees Lovibond |
3B | Megajoule |
Unit of energy or heat | |
3C | Manmonth |
Measure of work output by a single person during a typical work month | |
3D | Pieces per 100 Grams |
3E | Pounds Per Pound of Product |
3F | Kilograms Per Liter of Product |
3G | Pounds Per Piece of Product |
3H | Kilograms Per Kilogram of Product |
3I | Kilograms Per Piece of Product |
3J | Pieces per 10 Pounds |
3K | Proof |
3L | Scoville Units |
3M | Water Activity |
3Z | Terabytes |
40 | Milliliter per Second |
Represents rate of absorbency | |
41 | Milliliter per Minute |
Represents rate of absorbency | |
42 | Centisimal Hahnemannian Dilution (CH) |
Centesimal Hahnemannian Scale Attenuation – One milliliter (1.0 ml) of the first centesimal liquid attenuation (1C), or one gram (1.0 g) of the first centesimal trituration (1C) represents 0.01 gram (10.0 mg) of the dry crude medicinal substance | |
43 | Super Bulk Bag |
A cloth, plastic, or paper-based bag having the dimensions of the pallet on which it is constructed and varying in height according to the weight and density of product contained; typically transports dry, loose materials in bulk form | |
44 | 500 Kilogram Bulk Bag |
A flexible container for bulk goods whose contents weigh 500 kilograms when full | |
45 | 300 Kilogram Bulk Bag |
A flexible container for bulk goods whose contents weigh 300 kilograms when full | |
46 | 25 Kilogram Bulk Bag |
A flexible container for bulk goods whose contents weigh 25 kilograms when full | |
47 | 50 Pound Bag |
A flexible container whose contents weigh 50 pounds when full | |
48 | Bulk Car Load |
A fully loaded rail car containing dry bulk loose materials | |
49 | Decimal Hahnemannian Dilution (DH) |
Decimal Scale of Attenuation – One gram (1.0 g) of tincture, one milliliter of 1X aqueous solution, or one gram (1.0 g) of 1X trituration represents 0.10 gram of dry crude medicinal substance | |
4A | Bobbin |
A cylinder or spindle on which yarn or thread is wound | |
4B | Cap |
Designates that the cap of a container is manufactured to dimensions that enable it to be used as a measuring device when mixing the contents of the container with another substance | |
4C | Centistokes |
1 * 10/-6 square meters/second | |
4D | Curie |
A unit of radioactivity equal to 3.7 * 10/10 disintegrations per second | |
4E | 20-Pack |
Pack containing 20 units | |
4F | 100-Pack |
Pack containing 100 units | |
4G | Microliter |
1/1,000,000 liter | |
4I | Meters Per Second |
Measure of linear speed | |
4J | Meters Per Second Per Second |
Measure of acceleration | |
4K | Milliamperes |
Unit of electrical current | |
4L | Megabyte |
Unit of computer storage capacity | |
4M | Milligrams Per Hour |
Unit of flow | |
4N | Megabecquerel |
Unit of radiation | |
4O | Microfarad |
Unit of electrical capacitance | |
4P | Newtons Per Meter |
Unit of measure for surface tension | |
4Q | Ounce Inch |
Unit of torque | |
4R | Ounce Foot |
Unit of torque | |
4S | Pascal |
Unit of pressure | |
4T | Picofarad |
Unit of electrical capacitance | |
4U | Pounds Per Hour |
Rate of flow | |
4V | Cubic Meter Per Hour |
Rate of flow | |
4W | Ton Per Hour |
Rate of flow | |
4X | Kiloliter Per Hour |
Rate of flow | |
50 | Actual Kilograms |
51 | Actual Tonnes |
52 | Credits |
53 | Theoretical Kilograms |
54 | Theoretical Tonnes |
55 | Korsakovian (K) |
Centesimal Korsakovian Scale of Attenuation – One milliliter (1.0 ml) of the first centesimal liquid attenuation (1C), or one gram (1.0 g) of the first centesimal trituration (1C). represents 0.01 gram (10.0 mg) of the dry crude medicinal substance | |
56 | Sitas |
57 | Mesh |
Linear measurement of the open area of screen, net, weave, or similarly constructed item | |
58 | Net Kilograms |
59 | Parts Per Million |
5A | Barrels per Minute |
The number of 42 gallon barrels pumped or mixed in a time period of one minute | |
5B | Batch |
The quantity of material produced at one operation | |
5C | Gallons per Thousand |
The number of gallons of a component material used per one thousand gallons of a process made | |
5D | Proof Gallons |
5E | MMSCF/Day |
One million standard cubic feet of gas per day | |
5F | Pounds per Thousand |
The number of pounds of solid material used in each 1000 gallons of fluid, mixed or pumped | |
5G | Pump |
The number of pumps used on a specific job | |
5H | Stage |
A period or step in a process or development | |
5I | Standard Cubic Foot |
One cubic foot of gas measured at a fixed temperature and pressure; the value used for the temperature and pressure varies depending on the type of gas being measured | |
5J | Hydraulic Horse Power |
A calculated measure of Horse Power using the formula rate (barrels per minute) times pressure (pounds per square inch) divided by 40.8 | |
5K | Count per Minute |
5P | Seismic Level |
5Q | Seismic Line |
60 | Percent Weight |
61 | Parts Per Billion |
62 | Percent Per 1000 Hours |
63 | Failure Rate In Time |
64 | Pounds Per Square Inch Gauge |
65 | Coulomb |
Unit of charge | |
66 | Oersteds |
67 | Siemens |
Unit of admittance | |
68 | Ampere |
69 | Test Specific Scale |
70 | Volt |
71 | Volt-Ampere Per Pound |
72 | Watts Per Pound |
73 | Ampere Turn Per Centimeter |
74 | Milli Pascals |
75 | Fifty Millesimal (LM) |
Fifty Millesimal Scale of Attenuation – One milliliter (1.0 ml) of the first fifty millesimal attenuation | |
76 | Gauss |
77 | Mil |
78 | Kilogauss |
79 | Electron Volt |
7A | Landings |
Landing events an aircraft has completed. | |
7C | Flight Hours |
80 | Pounds Per Square Inch Absolute |
81 | Henry |
Unit of inductance | |
82 | Ohm |
Unit of resistance | |
83 | Farad |
Unit of capacitance | |
84 | Kilo Pounds Per Square Inch (KSI) |
85 | Foot Pounds |
86 | Joules |
87 | Pounds per Cubic Foot |
89 | Poise |
8C | Cord |
8D | Duty |
8P | Project |
8R | Program |
8S | Session |
8U | Square Kilometer |
90 | Saybold Universal Second |
A measure of kinematic viscosity, usually of oil | |
91 | Stokes |
92 | Calories per Cubic Centimeter |
93 | Calories per Gram |
94 | Curl Units |
95 | 20,000 Gallon Tankcar |
A 20,000 gallon liquid capacity enclosed rail car | |
96 | 10,000 Gallon Tankcar |
A 10,000 gallon liquid capacity enclosed rail car | |
97 | 10 Kilogram Drum |
A cylindrical container whose contents weigh 10 kilograms when full | |
98 | 15 Kilogram Drum |
A cylindrical container whose contents weigh 15 kilograms when full | |
99 | Watt |
9A | Apothecary Pound |
9B | Briquet |
9F | Fold |
The number of folds as a measure of overlays | |
9O | Apothecary Ounce |
9P | Pillow |
The number of pillows issued to a medical facility per hospital bed | |
9S | Seat |
9Y | Family Unit |
9Z | United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Unit |
A unit used in the United States to measure the mass of a vitamin or drug based on its expected biological effects | |
A1 | Absorbance |
A2 | Bloom Units |
A3 | Brabender Units |
A4 | Count per Ounce |
A5 | Count per Pound |
A6 | Count per Pouch |
A7 | Milligrams per Gram |
A8 | Dollars per Hours |
A rate expressed in dollars per hour to be charged for each hour worked | |
A9 | Millipoises |
AA | Ball |
AB | Bulk Pack |
AC | Acre |
AD | Bytes |
A computer string of data that consists of a quantity of bits, treated as a unit; a bit is a binary digit | |
AE | Amperes per Meter |
AF | Centigram |
A unit of metric weight equal to 0.01 gram or 0.000035 ounce | |
AG | Angstrom |
AH | Additional Minutes |
The minutes, usually associated with usage-sensitive pricing of telecommunication services, which are above the minutes allowed for that particular service | |
AI | Average Minutes Per Call |
The total number of minutes of a category of calls divided by the total number of calls within the category for telephone services calculated to provide call summary details | |
AJ | Cop |
A cylindrical or conical mass of thread, yarn, or cable on a quill or a tube | |
AK | Fathom |
A unit of length equal to 6.0 feet or 1.829 meters | |
AL | Access Lines |
Number of lines subject to Carrier Access Line Charges | |
AM | Ampoule |
AN | Minutes or Messages |
Number of minutes or messages contracted or used in telephone services where either the number of minutes or messages are the unit of measure for the calculation of charges | |
AO | Ampere-turn |
AP | Aluminum Pounds Only |
AQ | Anti-hemophilic Factor (AHF) Units |
Intravenous administering of blood products that have been tested for potency against the U.S. medical unit of measure | |
AR | Suppository |
AS | Assortment |
AT | Atmosphere |
Equal to the pressure of the air at sea level, or approximately 14.7 pounds per square inch | |
AU | Ocular Insert System |
A drug delivery system which is placed in the lower conjunctival formix from which the drug diffuses through a membrane at a constant rate over a seven-day period | |
AV | Capsule |
A compact metallic or plastic container for liquids or solids | |
AW | Powder-Filled Vials |
Standard unit of intravenous blood product that has to be reconstituted with a liquid before being administered | |
AX | Twenty |
20 each of an item of supply | |
AY | Assembly |
AZ | British Thermal Units (BTUs) per Pound |
B0 | British Thermal Units (BTUs) per Cubic Foot |
B1 | Barrels per Day |
B2 | Bunks |
B3 | Batting Pound |
B4 | Barrel, Imperial |
B5 | Billet |
B6 | Bun |
B7 | Cycles |
B8 | Board |
B9 | Batt |
BA | Bale |
BB | Base Box |
BC | Bucket |
BD | Bundle |
BE | Beam |
BF | Board Feet |
BG | Bag |
BH | Brush |
BI | Bar |
A centimeter-gram-second unit of pressure, equal to one million dynes per square centimeter | |
BJ | Band |
BK | Book |
BL | Block |
BM | Bolt |
BN | Bulk |
BO | Bottle |
BP | 100 Board Feet |
BQ | Brake horse power |
The horsepower made available by an engine or turbine for driving machinery other then itself | |
BR | Barrel |
BS | Basket |
BT | Belt |
BU | Bushel |
32 dry quarts | |
BV | Bushel, Dry Imperial |
BW | Base Weight |
BX | Box |
BY | British Thermal Unit (BTU) |
BZ | Million BTUs/Dekatherm |
C0 | Calls |
Number of calls handled | |
C1 | Composite Product Pounds (Total Weight) |
C2 | Carset |
C3 | Centiliter |
C4 | Carload |
C5 | Cost |
C6 | Cell |
C7 | Centipoise (CPS) |
C8 | Cubic Decimeter |
C9 | Coil Group |
CA | Case |
CB | Carboy |
CC | Cubic Centimeter |
CD | Carat |
CE | Centigrade, Celsius |
CF | Cubic Feet |
CG | Card |
CH | Container |
CI | Cubic Inches |
CJ | Cone |
CK | Connector |
CL | Cylinder |
CM | Centimeter |
CN | Can |
CO | Cubic Meters (Net) |
CP | Crate |
CQ | Cartridge |
CR | Cubic Meter |
CS | Cassette |
CT | Carton |
CU | Cup |
CV | Cover |
CW | Hundred Pounds (CWT) |
CX | Coil |
CY | Cubic Yard |
CZ | Combo |
D1 | Dollars, Canadian |
D2 | Shares |
D3 | Square Decimeter |
Metric unit of area | |
D4 | Degrees Brix |
D5 | Kilogram Per Square Centimeter |
Unit of pressure | |
D6 | Degrees Lintner |
D8 | Draize Score |
D9 | Dyne per Square Centimeter |
DA | Days |
DB | Dry Pounds |
DC | Disk (Disc) |
DD | Degree |
DE | Deal |
DF | Dram |
DG | Decigram |
DH | Miles |
DI | Dispenser |
DJ | Decagram |
DK | Kilometers |
DL | Deciliter |
DM | Decimeter |
DN | Deci Newton-Meter |
One tenth of a Newton-meter, representing torque. A Newton-meter represents force times distance | |
DO | Dollars, U.S. |
DP | Dozen Pair |
DQ | Data Records |
Number of Data Records handled | |
DR | Drum |
DS | Display |
DT | Dry Ton |
DU | Dyne |
The unit of force in the cgs system equal to the force that would give a free mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second | |
DW | Calendar Days |
DX | Dynes per Centimeter |
Unit of surface tension | |
DY | Directory Books |
Number of directory books delivered to customer | |
DZ | Dozen |
E1 | Hectometer |
A unit of metric length equal to 109.36 yards or 0.062 mile | |
E3 | Inches, Fraction–Average |
E4 | Inches, Fraction–Minimum |
E5 | Inches, Fraction–Actual |
E7 | Inches, Decimal–Average |
E8 | Inches, Decimal–Actual |
E9 | English, (Feet, Inches) |
EA | Each |
EB | Electronic Mail Boxes |
Number of Electronic Mail Boxes established for an account | |
EC | Each per Month |
ED | Inches, Decimal–Nominal |
EE | Employees |
EF | Inches, Fraction-Nominal |
EG | Double-time Hours |
EH | Knots |
EJ | Locations |
EK | Mixed Module |
EL | Multipack |
EM | Inches, Decimal-Minimum |
EP | Eleven pack |
EQ | Equivalent Gallons |
Represents number of gallons that syrup and concentrate make of product | |
ES | Prepack Assortment |
ET | Order |
EV | Envelope |
EX | Feet, Inches and Fraction |
EY | Feet, Inches and Decimal |
EZ | Feet and Decimal |
F0 | International Units per Gram |
F1 | Thousand Cubic Feet Per Day |
The unit of measure of the rate of production of a gas | |
F2 | International Unit |
A unit accepted by an international agency; potency of a drug/vitamin based on a specific weight of that drug/vitamin | |
F3 | Equivalent |
Weight of a substance which combines with or replaces one gram atomic weight of hydrogen | |
F4 | Minim |
An apothecary’s fluid measure; 60 minims = 1 fluid gram (approx. 5 cc) | |
F5 | MOL |
Gram-molecular weight of a gas | |
F6 | Price Per Share |
F9 | Fibers per Cubic Centimeter of Air |
FA | Fahrenheit |
FB | Fields |
FC | Blister Pak |
FD | Million Particles per Cubic Foot |
FE | Track Foot |
Represents rails, all ties and fittings, and subgrade | |
FF | Hundred Cubic Meters |
A unit of metric volume equal to 131.0 cubic yards | |
FG | Transdermal Patch |
A drug delivery system which is placed on the skin and releases a drug at a constant rate through the skin | |
FH | Micromolar |
One millionth of a mole; a mole is a standard chemical unit | |
FJ | Sizing Factor |
FK | Fibers |
FL | Flake Ton |
FM | Million Cubic Feet |
FN | Clamshell Package |
FO | Fluid Ounce |
FP | Pounds per Sq. Ft. |
FR | Feet Per Minute |
Measure of linear speed | |
FS | Feet Per Second |
Measure of linear speed | |
FT | Foot |
FU | Furlong |
A unit of distance equal to 220 yards (about 201 meters) | |
FV | Grams per 100 Cubic Inches |
FZ | Fluid Ounce (Imperial) |
A liquid unit of measure equal to 1/20 (.05) pint (Imperial), 28.416 cubic centimeters, or 28.416 milliliters | |
G1 | Gallons Capacity |
G2 | U.S. Gallons Per Minute |
Rate of flow | |
G3 | Imperial Gallons Per Minute |
Rate of flow | |
G4 | Gigabecquerel |
Unit of radiation equal to 27 millicuries | |
G5 | Gill (Imperial) |
A unit of liquid or dry measure equal to 5 fluid ounces, 8.669 cubic inches, or 142.066 cubic centimeters | |
G6 | Bit |
G7 | Microfiche Sheet |
A film that contains photographed documents greatly reduced in size | |
G8 | Gigacalories |
G9 | Gigabyte |
GA | Gallon |
GB | Gallons/Day |
GC | Grams per 100 Grams |
GD | Gross Barrels |
GE | Pounds per Gallon |
GF | Grams per 100 Centimeters |
GG | Great Gross (Dozen Gross) |
GH | Half Gallon |
GI | Imperial Gallons |
GJ | Grams per Milliliter |
GK | Grams per Kilogram |
GL | Grams per Liter |
GM | Grams per Sq. Meter |
GN | Gross Gallons |
GO | Milligrams per Square Meter |
GP | Milligrams per Cubic Meter |
GQ | Micrograms per Cubic Meter |
GR | Gram |
GS | Gross |
GT | Gross Kilogram |
Represents kilograms of product and package or container | |
GU | Gauss per Oersteds |
GV | Gigajoules |
One billion joules; standard method of expressing absolute heating value of natural gas regardless of volume in the Canadian oil and gas industries | |
GW | Gallons Per Thousand Cubic Feet |
GX | Grain |
A small unit of weight equal to 1/480 (.002083) troy ounce, or 0.0648 gram | |
GY | Gross Yard |
GZ | Gage Systems |
H1 | Half Pages – Electronic |
Number of electronic half pages of data delivered | |
H2 | Half Liter |
Unit of capacity equal to 1/2 liter | |
H3 | 18-Pack |
H4 | Hectoliter |
Metric measure for 100 liters | |
H5 | 22-Pack |
H6 | 30-Pack |
H7 | 38-Pack |
H8 | 62-Pack |
H9 | 75-Pack |
HA | Hank |
One hundred feet of rope | |
HB | Hundred Boxes |
HC | Hundred Count |
HD | Half Dozen |
HE | Hundredth of a Carat |
HF | Hundred Feet |
HG | Hectogram |
HH | Hundred Cubic Feet |
HI | Hundred Sheets |
HJ | Horsepower |
HK | Hundred Kilograms |
HL | Hundred Feet – Linear |
HM | Miles Per Hour |
HN | Millimeters of Mercury |
HO | Hundred Troy Ounces |
HP | Millimeter H20 |
Unit of pressure | |
HQ | Hectare |
HR | Hours |
HS | Hundred Square Feet |
HT | Half Hour |
HU | Hundred |
HV | Hundred Weight (Short) |
HW | Hundred Weight (Long) |
HX | Hospital Beds |
The number of hospital beds issued to a medical facility | |
HY | Hundred Yards |
HZ | Hertz |
I1 | Persons, Capacity |
Human occupant capacity | |
I2 | Pellet |
A small rounded or spherical globule/globoid of medicine | |
IA | Inch Pound |
Unit of torque | |
IB | Inches Per Second (Vibration Velocity) |
Measure of vibration velocity | |
IC | Counts per Inch |
IE | Person |
IF | Inches of Water |
The maximum differential pressure for which a given meter will measure accurately and is expressed in inches of water | |
IG | Inner Package |
IH | Inhaler |
Metered-dose pressurized method of getting medication into the lungs or nasal passages | |
II | Column-Inches |
A unit of area one column wide and one inch high | |
IK | Peaks per Inch (PPI) |
IL | Inches per Minute |
IM | Impressions |
IN | Inch |
IP | Insurance Policy |
An individual insurance contract | |
IS | Stops |
IT | Counts per Centimeter |
IU | Inches Per Second (Linear Speed) |
Measure of linear speed | |
IV | Inches Per Second Per Second (Acceleration) |
Measure of acceleration | |
IW | Inches Per Second Per Second (Vibration Acceleration) |
Measure of vibration acceleration | |
J1 | 80-Pack |
J2 | Joule Per Kilogram |
Measure of specific energy | |
J3 | 81-Pack |
J4 | 82-Pack |
J5 | 84-Pack |
J6 | 85-Pack |
J7 | 96-Pack |
J8 | 5000-Pack |
J9 | Left Unit |
JA | Job |
JB | Jumbo |
JC | Caplet |
To denote items in caplet form | |
JE | Joule Per Kelvin |
Measure of heat capacity | |
JG | Joule per Gram |
Joule is unit of energy and gram is unit of mass | |
JK | Mega Joule per Kilogram |
“Mega” means “millions” and “kilo” means “thousands” | |
JL | Refill |
Refers to the number of refill units in a package | |
JM | Megajoule/Cubic Meter |
A megajoule is one million joules; conventional measurements for expressing the heating value available in a given volume of gas | |
JN | Pan |
Refers to items in a pan (such as eye shadow) and would be associated with the number of different colors | |
JO | Joint |
JP | Prepack |
To indicate this is “n” assortment product with different UPC codes on it | |
JR | Jar |
JS | Use |
Refers to the number of uses from a product (such as a box of laundry detergent that provides sixty washes) | |
JT | Tin |
Refers to giftware products in a tin | |
JU | Jug |
JV | Ovule |
Refers to products which come in “ovule” form | |
JX | Exposure |
To be used to indicate the number of exposures on a roll of film | |
K0 | Kilovolt Potential |
Refers to the intensity of the radiographic beam and the resulting image on the film. | |
K1 | Kilowatt Demand |
Represents potential power load measured at predetermined intervals | |
K2 | Kilovolt Amperes Reactive Demand |
Reactive power that must be supplied for specific types of customer’s equipment; billable when kilowatt demand usage meets or exceeds a defined parameter | |
K3 | Kilovolt Amperes Reactive Hour |
Represents actual electricity equivalent to kilowatt hours; billable when usage meets or exceeds defined parameters | |
K4 | Kilovolt Amperes |
Measure of electrical power | |
K5 | Kilovolt Amperes Reactive |
Measure of electrical power | |
K6 | Kiloliter |
One thousand liters | |
K7 | Kilowatt |
Measure of electrical power | |
K8 | Kilovolt |
K9 | Kilograms per Millimeter Squared (KG/MM2) |
KA | Cake |
KB | Kilocharacters |
Kilocharacters of data transmitted | |
KC | Kilograms per Cubic Meter |
KD | Kilograms Decimal |
KE | Keg |
A unit of weight equal to 100 pounds, used for nails | |
KF | Kilopackets |
Kilopackets of data transmitted | |
KG | Kilogram |
KH | Kilowatt Hour |
KI | Kilograms/Millimeter Width |
KJ | Kilosegments |
Kilosegments of data transmitted | |
KK | 100 Kilograms |
KL | Kilograms/Meter |
KM | Kilograms per Square Meter, Kilograms, Decimal |
KN | Kilocalorie |
KO | Millequivalence Caustic Potash per Gram of Product |
Acid number and saponification number test results have a unit of measure of Millequivalence KOH per Gram | |
KP | Kilometers Per Hour |
KQ | Kilopascal |
Represents pressure | |
KR | Kiloroentgen |
Measure of radiation | |
KT | Kit |
KU | Task |
KV | Kelvin |
KW | Kilograms per Millimeter |
KX | Milliliters per Kilogram |
L1 | Right Unit |
L2 | Liters Per Minute |
Measure of the rate of flow | |
L5 | Liters at 15 Degrees Celcius |
LA | Pounds Per Cubic Inch |
LB | Pound |
LC | Linear Centimeter |
LE | Lite |
LF | Linear Foot |
LG | Long Ton |
2240 pounds as used in the U.K. | |
LH | Labor Hours |
LI | Linear Inch |
LJ | Large Spray |
LK | Link |
LL | Lifetime |
A duration ending with the death of the individual | |
LM | Linear Meter |
LN | Length |
LO | Lot |
LP | Liquid Pounds |
LQ | Liters Per Day |
Measure of liquid flow over a given time period | |
LR | Layer(s) |
LS | Lump Sum |
LT | Liter |
LU | Order Line |
LX | Linear Yards Per Pound |
LY | Linear Yard |
M0 | Magnetic Tapes |
Number of Magnetic Tapes delivered with data | |
M1 | Milligrams per Liter |
M2 | Millimeter-Actual |
M3 | Mat |
M4 | Monetary Value |
M5 | Microcurie |
M6 | Millibar |
M7 | Micro Inch |
M8 | Mega Pascals |
M9 | Million British Thermal Units per One Thousand Cubic Feet |
Represents conversion from a volume of gas to the heat value of the gas | |
MA | Machine/Unit |
MB | Millimeter-Nominal |
MC | Microgram |
MD | Air Dry Metric Ton |
ME | Milligram |
MF | Milligram per Sq. Ft. per Side |
MG | Metric Gross Ton |
MH | Microns (Micrometers) |
1/1,000,000 meter | |
MI | Metric |
MJ | Minutes |
MK | Milligrams Per Square Inch |
ML | Milliliter |
MM | Millimeter |
MN | Metric Net Ton |
MO | Months |
MP | Metric Ton |
MQ | 1000 Meters |
MR | Meter |
MS | Square Millimeter |
MT | Metric Long Ton |
MU | Millicurie |
MV | Number of Mults |
MW | Metric Ton Kilograms |
MX | Mixed |
MY | Millimeter-Average |
MZ | Millimeter-minimum |
N1 | Pen Calories |
Daily calories prescribed to be taken for parenteral/enteral therapy | |
N2 | Number of Lines |
N3 | Print Point |
A print point is approximately .0138″ | |
N4 | Pen Grams (Protein) |
Grams of amino acids prescribed to be taken for parenteral/enteral therapy | |
N6 | Megahertz |
One million cycles per second | |
N7 | Parts |
N9 | Cartridge Needle |
Used with auto-injector units only, a disposable, filled cartridge that includes a needle | |
NA | Milligrams per Kilogram |
NB | Barge |
NC | Car |
ND | Net Barrels |
NE | Net Liters |
NF | Messages |
Number of Messages transmitted, or delivered | |
NG | Net Gallons |
NH | Message Hours |
Number of hours used, calculated at some rate basis such as Minutes/message carried | |
NI | Net Imperial Gallons |
NJ | Number of Screens |
Number of data screens handled, or transmitted | |
NK | Nights |
NL | Load |
NM | Nautical Mile |
NN | Train |
NQ | Mho |
The basic unit of electrical conductivity, having a unity value when one ampere of current flows through a conductor to which a one volt difference in electrical potential is applied | |
NR | Micro Mho |
The typical unit of electrical conductivity measurement – one millionth of an Mho | |
NS | Short Ton |
Two thousand pounds | |
NT | Trailer |
NU | Newton-Meter |
Unit of energy or torque | |
NV | Vehicle |
NW | Newton |
Represents force in the International Metric System (SI); equal to the force that produces an acceleration of 1 meter per second on a mass of 1 kilogram | |
NX | Parts Per Thousand |
NY | Pounds Per Air-Dry Metric Ton |
A measure of chemical addition rate during manufacture and product constituent analysis | |
NZ | Thousand Gallons Per Day |
O1 | Cubic Millimeter |
A metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge | |
OA | Panel |
OB | Outlet |
OC | Billboard |
OG | Apothecary Grain |
ON | Ounces per Square Yard |
OP | Two pack |
OT | Overtime Hours |
OU | Operating Unit |
SEE CODE SOURCE 350 | |
OZ | Ounce – Av |
P0 | Pages – Electronic |
Number of electronic pages of data delivered | |
P1 | Percent |
P2 | Pounds per Foot |
P3 | Three pack |
P4 | Four-pack |
P5 | Five-pack |
P6 | Six pack |
P7 | Seven pack |
P8 | Eight-pack |
P9 | Nine pack |
PA | Pail |
PB | Pair Inches |
PC | Piece |
PD | Pad |
PE | Pounds Equivalent |
PF | Pallet (Lift) |
PG | Pounds Gross |
PH | Pack (PAK) |
PI | Pitch |
PJ | Pounds, Decimal – Pounds per Square Foot – Pound Gage |
PK | Package |
PL | Pallet/Unit Load |
PM | Pounds-Percentage |
PN | Pounds Net |
PO | Pounds per Inch of Length |
PP | Plate |
PQ | Pages per Inch |
PR | Pair |
PS | Pounds per Sq. Inch |
PT | Pint |
PU | Mass Pounds |
PV | Half Pint |
PW | Pounds per Inch of Width |
PX | Pint, Imperial |
PY | Peck, Dry U.S. |
PZ | Peck, Dry Imperial |
Q1 | Quarter (Time) |
Q2 | Pint U.S. Dry |
Volume equal to 33.6003125 cubic inches | |
Q3 | Meal |
A group of food items packaged together for human consumption | |
Q4 | Fifty |
A unit of issue in which a group of 50 items are consolidated and measured as a single entity | |
Q5 | Twenty-Five |
A unit of issue in which a group of 25 items are consolidated and measured as a single entity | |
Q6 | Thirty-Six |
A unit of issue in which a group of 36 items are consolidated and measured as a single entity | |
Q7 | Twenty-Four |
A unit of issue in which a group of 24 items are consolidated and measured as a single entity | |
Q9 | Five |
A unit of issue in which a group of five items are consolidated and measured as a single entity | |
QA | Pages – Facsimile |
Number of FAX pages transmitted | |
QB | Pages – Hardcopy |
Number of printed pages delivered | |
QC | Channel |
QD | Quarter Dozen |
QE | Photographs |
QF | Quarter |
One of four divisions of a human body | |
QH | Quarter Hours |
Number of 15 minute increments of usage handled | |
QK | Quarter Kilogram |
A unit of metric weight equal to 250 grams | |
QR | Quire |
QS | Quart, Dry U.S. |
QT | Quart |
QU | Quart, Imperial |
R1 | Pica |
Approximately .166 inches measured from the top of the ascender (the upward stroke in a lowercase letter, such as “t”) to the bottom of the descender (the downward stroke in a lowercase letter, such as “p”); twelve points equal one pica; six picas equal approximately one inch (.996) | |
R2 | Becquerel |
Unit of radiation equal to 3.7 * 10/10 of a curie | |
R3 | Revolutions Per Minute |
R4 | Calorie |
The amount of heat it takes to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree Centigrade at a pressure of one atmosphere | |
R5 | Thousands of Dollars |
R6 | Millions of Dollars |
R7 | Billions of Dollars |
R8 | Roentgen Equivalent in Man (REM) |
R9 | Thousand Cubic Meters |
RA | Rack |
RB | Radian |
RC | Rod (area) – 16.25 Square Yards |
RD | Rod (length) – 5.5 Yards |
RE | Reel |
RG | Ring |
RH | Running or Operating Hours |
Measure of accumulated time of machine or piece of equipment has been running | |
RK | Roll-Metric Measure |
RL | Roll |
RM | Ream |
RN | Ream-Metric Measure |
RO | Round |
RP | Pounds per Ream |
RS | Resets |
Number of times a transmission is reset due to line drop, interrupt, etc. | |
RT | Revenue Ton Miles |
One ton of revenue-generating freight moving one mile | |
RU | Run |
RX | Thousand Rounds |
Number of a series of professional calls on hospital patients made by a doctor or nurse in thousands | |
S1 | Semester |
S2 | Trimester |
S3 | Square Feet per Second |
S4 | Square Meters per Second |
S5 | Sixty-fourths of an Inch |
S6 | Sessions |
Number of interactive sessions handled | |
S7 | Storage Units |
Number of storage increments used | |
S8 | Standard Advertising Units (SAUs) |
A predefined partition of advertising page consisting of column-inch multiples | |
S9 | Slip Sheet |
A cardboard platform used for holding product for storage or transportation | |
SA | Sandwich |
SB | Square Mile |
SC | Square Centimeter |
SD | Solid Pounds |
SE | Section |
640 acres or one square mile | |
SF | Square Foot |
SG | Segment |
SH | Sheet |
SI | Square Inch |
SJ | Sack |
SK | Split Tanktruck |
SL | Sleeve |
SM | Square Meter |
SN | Square Rod |
SO | Spool |
SP | Shelf Package |
SQ | Square |
A unit of measure for roofing materials equal to 100 square feet | |
SR | Strip |
SS | Sheet-Metric Measure |
ST | Set |
SV | Skid |
SW | Skein |
SX | Shipment |
SY | Square Yard |
SZ | Syringe |
Glass or plastic barrels used to administer fluid medication under the skin, into a vein artery, or into a muscle | |
T0 | Telecommunications Lines in Service |
Snapshot sample of lines in service | |
T1 | Thousand pounds gross |
T2 | Thousandths of an Inch |
T3 | Thousand Pieces |
T4 | Thousand Bags |
T5 | Thousand Casings |
T6 | Thousand Gallons |
T7 | Thousand Impressions |
T8 | Thousand Linear Inches |
T9 | Thousand Kilowatt Hours/Megawatt-Hour |
TA | Tenth Cubic Foot |
TB | Tube |
TC | Truckload |
TD | Therms |
TE | Tote |
TF | Ten Square Yards |
TG | Gross Ton |
TH | Thousand |
TI | Thousand Square Inches |
TJ | Thousand Sq. Centimeters |
TK | Tank |
TL | Thousand Feet (Linear) |
TM | Thousand Feet (Board) |
TN | Net Ton (2,000 LB). |
TO | Troy Ounce |
TP | Ten-pack |
TQ | Thousand Feet |
TR | Ten Square Feet |
TS | Thousand Square Feet |
TT | Thousand Linear Meters |
TU | Thousand Linear Yards |
TV | Thousand Kilograms |
TW | Thousand Sheets |
TX | Troy Pound |
TY | Tray |
TZ | Thousand Cubic Feet |
U1 | Treatments |
U2 | Tablet |
A compressed or molded block of solid material; a collection of sheet paper glued together at one edge | |
U3 | Ten |
10 each of an item of supply | |
U5 | Two Hundred Fifty |
250 each of an item of supply | |
U6 | U.S Gallons at 60 Degrees Fahrenheit |
UA | Torr |
Pressure | |
UB | Telecommunications Lines in Service – Average |
Average number of lines in service specific to equal access requirements | |
UC | Telecommunications Ports |
Number of network access ports | |
UD | Tenth Minutes |
Number of 6 second increments of usage | |
UE | Tenth Hours |
Number of 6 minute increments of usage | |
UF | Usage per Telecommunications Line – Average |
UH | Ten Thousand Yards |
UL | Unitless |
Unit of Measure for properties or test results without units of measure | |
UM | Million Units |
Measure used to indicate large quantities in multiples of one million | |
UN | Unit |
UP | Troche |
A flat, round, tablet made of a medicinal substance | |
UQ | Wafer |
A light, thin, crisp, cake | |
UR | Application |
An action of putting something into material contact | |
US | Dosage Form |
UT | Inhalation |
UU | Lozenge |
UV | Percent Topical Only |
A measure of medication intended only for external use | |
UW | Milliequivalent |
UX | Dram (Minim) |
UY | Fifty Square Feet |
UZ | Fifty Count |
V1 | Flat |
A shallow rectangular container frequently used for fruits and vegetables | |
V2 | Pouch |
V3 | Mixed Module |
A specially configured orderable product module | |
V4 | Multipack |
A group of trade items that are intended to be sold as a single consumer unit at the Point-of-Sale check-out | |
V5 | Setpack |
An orderable assortment of trade items, each of which may be sold individually at the Point-of-Sale check-out. The Setpack may also be sold. | |
V6 | Prepack Assortment |
An orderable standard assortment of trade items – each of which may be sold individually at the Point-of-Sale check-out. The Prepack Assortment itself is not sold at the Point-of-Sale check-out. | |
VA | Volt-ampere per Kilogram |
VC | Five Hundred |
500 each of an item of supply | |
VI | Vial |
VL | Volume |
VP | Percent Volume |
VR | Volt-ampere-reactive |
VS | Visit |
A quantitative measure of the number of visits to a provider by the patient | |
W2 | Wet Kilo |
Weight of product plus liquid solution | |
W7 | Thimble Full |
WA | Watts per Kilogram |
WB | Wet Pound |
WD | Work Days |
WE | Wet Ton |
WG | Wine Gallon |
WH | Wheel |
WI | Weight per Square Inch |
WK | Week |
WM | Working Months |
WP | Pennyweight |
WR | Wrap |
WW | Milliliters of Water |
X1 | Chains (Land Survey) |
X2 | Bunch |
A measure used to identify a group of like items grown or fastened together | |
X3 | Clove |
A measure used to identify a section of a separate bulb | |
X4 | Drop |
The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to form a spherical mass | |
X5 | Head |
A measure used for a rounded, compact mass of leaves, buds or flowers | |
X6 | Heart |
A measure used to identify the central or innermost physical part | |
X7 | Leaf |
A measure used to identify a usually green flattened structure of vascular plants processed for a particular purpose | |
X8 | Loaf |
A shaped mass of food cooked or prepared in one piece | |
X9 | Portion |
A measure used to identify a section or quantity within a larger thing | |
XP | Base Box per Pound |
Y1 | Slice |
A measure used to identify a thin broad piece cut from a larger object | |
Y2 | Tablespoon |
A measure equal to three teaspoons or a half fluid ounce | |
Y3 | Teaspoon |
A measure equal to five milliliters or one third tablespoon | |
Y4 | Tub |
A measure used to identify a storage container | |
YD | Yard |
YL | 100 Lineal Yards |
YR | Years |
YT | Ten Yards |
Z1 | Lift Van |
Z2 | Chest |
Z3 | Cask |
Z4 | Hogshead |
Z5 | Lug |
Z6 | Conference Points |
A participant on a conference call | |
Z7 | 13-pack Marketing |
Z8 | Newspaper Agate Line |
Z9 | 14-pack Marketing |
ZA | Bimonthly |
ZB | Biweekly |
ZC | Semiannual |
ZD | Kilojoule |
ZE | Ping |
Asian Measurement; 1 Ping = 3.3 square meters | |
ZF | 16-pack Marketing |
ZG | 48-pack Component Parts |
ZH | 51-pack Component Parts |
ZI | 52-pack Component Parts |
ZJ | 60-pack Gift Packs |
ZK | 72-pack Gift Packs |
ZL | 83-pack Gift Packs |
ZM | 10-pack Marketing |
ZN | 120-pack Promotional |
ZO | 150-pack Component Parts |
ZP | Page |
ZQ | 200-pack Component Parts |
ZR | 1000-pack Component Parts |
ZS | 15-Pack |
ZT | Per Annum |
ZU | Mother Tincture (TM) |
Mother tincture is for homeopathic preparation and is a liquid preparation obtained by the solvent action of a suitable vehicle upon raw materials. The raw materials are usually in the fresh form but may be dried. Mother tinctures for homeopathic preparations may also be obtained from plant juices, with, or without the addition of a vehicle. | |
ZV | Nanogram |
Nanogram is one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) of a gram | |
ZW | Barrel, Dry |
ZX | Barrel, Liquid |
ZY | Apothecary Scruple |
ZZ | Mutually Defined |