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Change indicators a plus sign (+) for an addition an asterisk (*) for an amendment to structure a hash sign (#) for changes to names a vertical bar (|) for changes to text for descriptions and notes a minus sign (-) for marked for deletion (within either batch and interactive messages) a X sign (X) for marked for deletion (within both batch and interactive messages)

4295 Change reason description code [B]

Desc: Code specifying the reason for a change. Repr: an..3 Code Values: AA Member attribute change An attribute of a member of a group has changed. AB Abroad In an other country. AC Member category change The member or benefits category has changed. AD Death Subject has died. AE Disability Subject is disabled. AF Early retirement Retirement before the normal retirement age. AG Hardship Subject is incurring hardship. AH Ill health Subject has ill health. AI Leaving employer Subject is leaving employer. AJ Leaving industry Person is leaving, or has left, an identified industry. AK Level/rate table change The insurance level/rate table has changed. AL Normal retirement Subject has retired at the normal retirement age. AM Other Reason differs from any of the other coded values. AN Retrenchment Subject has been retrenched from work. AO Resignation Subject has resigned from work. AP Member status change The member status has changed. AQ Alternate quantity and unit of measurement Change is due to an alternate quantity and unit of measurement. AR Article out of assortment for particular company Item normally part of a suppliers standard assortment but is unavailable for a specific buyer due to legal or commercial reasons. AS Article out of assortment Article normally part of a standard assortment is unavailable. AT Item not ordered Code indicating the item or product was not ordered. AU No delivery due to outstanding payments Delivery of an item was stopped due to outstanding deliveries which have not yet been paid. AV Out of inventory Item is out of inventory. AW Quantity adjustment Code indicating that the reason for the quantity variance is because of adjustments. AX National pricing authority agreement is final Code to indicate that the national pricing authority agreement for a price is final. AY Sale location different Sold in a different sales location. AZ Best before date out of sequence Goods have a best before date that is earlier than that of goods previously received. BA Damaged goods A change resulting from damaged goods. BB Transport means technical failure Transport means had a technical failure, e.g. transport means could not be unloaded or did not comply with hygienic requirements. BC Equipment technical failure Equipment had a technical failure, e.g. equipment was damaged or wrong. BD Blueprint deviation Change is due to a deviation in the blueprint. BE Goods technical failure Goods had a technical failure, e.g. instability, overhang, transportation lock or damage. BF Spoilage of goods A change resulting from the spoilage of goods. BG Grade difference out of tolerance level The change is due to a variation in the grade of the product outside the tolerance level allowed in an agreement. BQ Balancing quantity Amount needed to resolve difference between ordered and delivered quantity. DC Date change Date has changed. EV Estimated quantity The estimated quantity has changed. GU Gross volume per pack and unit of measure The gross volume per pack and unit of measure has changed. GW Gross weight per pack The gross weight per pack has changed. LD Length difference The change is due to a difference in length. MC Pack/size measure difference The change is due to a difference in pack/size measure. PC Pack type difference The reason for the variation is due to a difference in the type of pack. PD Pack dimension difference The change is due to a difference in the dimension. PQ Pack quantity The pack quantity has changed. PS Product/services ID change The product/services identification has changed. PW Pack weight difference The change is due to a difference in the pack weight. PZ Pack size difference The reason for the variation is due to a difference in the size of pack. QO Quantity ordered The quantity ordered has changed. QP Quantity based on price qualifier The quantity based on price qualifier has changed. QT Quantity price break The quantity price break has changed. SC Size difference The change is due to a difference in the size. UM Unit of measure difference The change is due to a difference in the unit of measure. UP Unit price The unit price has changed. WD Width difference The change is due to a difference in width. WO Weight qualifier/gross weight per package The weight qualifier/gross weight per package has changed. WP Inadvertent error An inadvertent error in recording a quantity. WQ Over shipped A shipped quantity greater than the ordered or invoiced quantity. WR Temporarily unavailable Product is temporarily unavailable. WS Government action Due to government action. WT Excluded from the promotion activity Product is not included in the promotion activity. WU Committed purchase quantity exceeded The committed purchase quantity has been exceeded. WV Committed purchase quantity not ordered The committed purchase quantity has not been ordered. ZZZ Mutually defined A code assigned within a code list to be used on an interim basis and as defined among trading partners until a precise code can be assigned to the code list.

Data Element Cross Reference

DataElement 4295 is used in the following Batch Composite Elements:


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