* 7143 Item number type, coded Desc: Identification of the type of item number. Repr: an..3 AA Product version number Number assigned by manufacturer or seller to identify the release of a product. AB Assembly Self explanatory. AC HIBC (Health Industry Bar Code) Article identifier used within health sector to indicate data used conforms to HIBC. AD Cold roll number Number assigned to a cold roll. AE Hot roll number Number assigned to a hot roll. AF Slab number Number assigned to a slab, which is produced in a particular production step. AG Software revision number A number assigned to indicate a revision of software. AH UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5) An 11-digit code that uniquely identifies consumer packaging of a product; does not have a check digit. AI UPC (Universal Product Code) Consumer package code (1-5-5-1) A 12-digit code that uniquely identifies the consumer packaging of a product, including a check digit. AJ Sample number Number assigned to a sample. AK Pack number Number assigned to a pack containing a stack of items put together (eg. cold roll sheets (steel product)). AL UPC (Universal Product Code) Shipping container code (1-2-5- 5) A 13-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator. AM UPC (Universal Product Code)/EAN (European article number) Shipping container code (1-2-5-5-1) A 14-digit code that uniquely identifies the manufacturer's shipping unit, including the packaging indicator and the check digit. AN UPC (Universal Product Code) suffix A suffix used in conjunction with a higher level UPC (Universal product code) to define packing variations for a product. AO State label code A code which specifies the codification of the state's labelling requirements. + AP Heat number Number assigned to the heat (also known as the iron charge) for the production of steel products. + AT Price look up number Identification number on a product allowing a quick electronic retrieval of price information for that product. + AU NSN (North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stock Number) Number assigned under the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) codification system to provide the identification of an approved item of supply. BO Buyers color Code given by the buyer for the color of an article. BP Buyer's part number Reference number assigned by the buyer to identify an article. CC Industry commodity code The codes given to certain commodities by an industry. CG Commodity grouping Code for a group of articles with common characteristics (e.g. used for statistical purposes). CL Color number Code for the color of an article. CR Contract number Reference number identifying a contract. CV Customs article number Code defined by Customs authorities to an article or a group of articles for Customs purposes. DR Drawing revision number Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to a drawing. DW Drawing Reference number identifying a drawing of an article. EC Engineering change level Reference number indicating that a change or revision has been applied to an article's specification. EF Material code Code defining the material's type, surface, geometric form plus various classifying characteristics. EN International Article Numbering Association (EAN) Number assigned to a manufacturer's product according to the International Article Numbering Association. + GB Buyer's internal product group code Product group code used within a buyer's internal systems. + GN National product group code National product group code. Administered by a national agency. GS General specification number Self explanatory. HS Harmonised system Self explanatory. IB ISBN (International Standard Book Number) Self explanatory. IN Buyer's item number Self explanatory. IS ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) Self explanatory. IT Buyer's style number Number given by the buyer to a specific style or form of an article, especially used for garments. IZ Buyer's size code Code given by the buyer to designate the size of an article in textile and shoe industry. MA Machine number Self explanatory. MF Manufacturer's (producer's) article number The number given to an article by its manufacturer. MN Model number Reference number assigned by the manufacturer to differentiate variations in similar products in a class or group. MP Product/service identification number Reference number identifying a product or service. NB Batch number Self explanatory. ON Customer order number Reference number of a customer's order. PD Part number description Reference number identifying a description associated with a number ultimately used to identify an article. PL Purchaser's order line number Reference number identifying a line entry in a customer's order for goods or services. PO Purchase order number Reference number identifying a customer's order. PV Promotional variant number Self explanatory. QS Buyer's qualifier for size Self explanatory. RC Returnable container number Reference number identifying a returnable container. RN Release number Reference number identifying a release from a buyer's purchase order. RU Run number Self explanatory. RY Record keeping of model year Self explanatory. SA Supplier's article number Number assigned to an article by the supplier of that article. SG Standard group of products (mixed assortment) Self explanatory. SK SKU (Stock keeping unit) Reference number of a stock keeping unit. SN Serial number Identification number of an item which distinguishes this specific item out of a number of identical items. SRS RSK number Plumbing and heating. SS Supplier's supplier article number Article number referring to a sales catalogue of supplier's supplier. ST Style number Number given to a specific style or form of an article, especially used for garments. TG Transport group number Additional number to form article groups for packing and/or transportation purposes. UA Ultimate customer's article number Number assigned by ultimate customer to identify relevant article. UP UPC (Universal product code) Number assigned to a manufacturer's product by the Product Code Council. VN Vendor item number Reference number assigned by a vendor/seller identifying a product/service/article. VP Vendor's (seller's) part number Reference number assigned by a vendor/seller identifying an article. VS Vendor's supplemental item number Self explanatory. VX Vendor specification number Self explanatory. ZZZ Mutually defined Self explanatory.