EDI 435 Standard Transportation Commodity Code Master

Functional Group SF

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Standard Transaction Commodity Code Master Transaction Set (435) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set is used to transmit Standard Transportation Commodity Codes and associated information.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. SID Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 9999
    1. To convey the Standard Transportation Commodity Code (STCC) and associated descriptions

    2. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

    3. To specify pertinent dates and times

    4. LQ Loop Optional
      Repeat 100
      1. Code to transmit standard industry codes

      2. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

    5. LX Loop Optional
      Repeat 4
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

      2. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

      3. To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements

      4. To specify the hazardous classification, placard notation, and endorsement information

      5. To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments

      6. To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material

      7. To specify additional Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods in Canada

  3. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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