TMD Test Method

To describe the nature of the test performed.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
TMD01
Product/Process Characteristic Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
3
-
Code specifying the product or process characteristic being described.
If TMD02 or TMD03 is used, the other is required.
TMD02
Association Qualifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
-
Code identifying the association assigning the code values.
TMD03
Product Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
12
-
A code from an industry code list which provides specific data about a product characteristic.
TMD04
Test Administration Method Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the method of administering the test.
TMD05
Test Medium Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying organism on which the test was performed.
TMD06
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
-
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content.
TMD07
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
TMD07 is the date of the test method as assigned by the issuing organization.
TMD08
Reference Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
TMD08 is the document revision number.

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