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6245 Temperature type code qualifier [B]
Desc: Code qualifying the type of a temperature.
1 Storage temperature
 The temperature at which the cargo is to be kept
while it is in storage.
2 Transport temperature
 The temperature at which cargo is to be kept
while it is under transport.
3 Cargo operating temperature
The temperature at which cargo is to be kept during
4 Transport emergency temperature
The temperature at which emergency procedures apply for
the disposal of temperature-controlled goods.
5 Transport control temperature
The maximum temperature at which certain products can be
6 Boiling point
The temperature at which a liquid begins to boil.
7 Temperature, recorded
The recorded temperature.
+ 8 Self-accelerating decomposition temperature (SADT)
The lowest temperature at which self-accelerating
decomposition may occur for a substance in the packaging
as used in transport.
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 6245 is used in the following Batch Segments:
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