750 Product/Process Characteristic Code

Code identifying the general class of a product or process characteristic

Identifier (ID)
Min 2 / Max 3
01Limiting Operation
02General Product Form
9AManufacturing Method
9BProduct Application
10Major Grade
11Society, Government, Customer Specifications
12Type and/or Process
13Quality (Quality Level)
14Finish or Surface Roughness
15Heat Treat/Anneal
18Surface Treatment, Chemical
19Surface Treatment, Mechanical
20Ends: Slitting, Splitting, Cutting
22Edge Treatment
25End Treatment
28Test Sample Frequency
29Test Sample Location
30Test Sample Direction
32Type of Test/Inspection
33Testing and Inspection Agencies
54Section Profile
56Special Processing
58Winding Instructions
59Surface Protection
60Machine Run
61End Use Application
62Corrosion Resistance
63Product Life Cycle
64Package Integrity
67Functional Performance
73Vendor color description
74Vendor size description
75Buyer's Color Description
76Dye Lot Description
77Finish Description
78Pattern Description
79Put-up Description
80MILSPEC (Military Specification)
81FEDSPEC (Federal Specification)
82FED-STD (Federal Standard)
83CID (Commercial Item Description)
84Special Specification
91Buyer's Item Size Description
92Fabric Description
93Shipping Unit Component
In material handling and containers, any designed component of a fixture or container, typically detachable from the base unit for empty return or cleaning, which provides rigidity, stability, or security when loaded; such components are an integral part of the container or shipping device and are essential to its functionality
94Type Spinning
Spun yarn can be manufactured on different types of spinning equipment, i.e., Ring Spun, Open End Spun, Air Jet, etc.
95Wax Code
Yarns are purchased waxed and unwaxed
96Electronically Cleaned
Real Time manufacturing monitoring process
97Conditioned Code
Indicates if yarn has been conditioned to hold moisture
99Precautionary Instructions
Person identified in that capacity (instead of author)
Person identified in that capacity (usually in addition to the author)
The period during which, after distillation and before bottling, distilled spirits have been stored in oak containers
ATProcess Action Taken
The function performed as a result of a production operation by the sender of the data
B8Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Class Code
Categories of broad definitions and characteristics for different compositions or "classes" of alcoholic beverages (i.e., Whiskey, Brandy, Vodka)
BCBehind-the-Counter Drugs
BCCBeverage Contents Characteristics, (e.g., Kosher, No Sulfites, etc. (Industry List)
BESBeverage Segment
A description to designate a grouping of products that are similar in flavor, quality, price, age, proof or any combination, e.g., standard scotch or deluxe scotch
BEVBeverage Category
A description to designate the category the beverage falls into, e.g., blends, bourbons, scotch, vodka, gin
BLMBottomhole Location Method Code
BNDBrand Group
Products similar in name only, but of different size, age, proof, quality and flavor
BPIBottomhole Pressure Method Indicator Code
BRGBrand Group: A grouping of similar brands, (e.g., Johnnie Walker)
BWBasis Weight Size
C2Controlled Substance - Class 2
C3Controlled Substance-Class 3 (Narcotic)
C4Controlled Substance - Class 4
C5Controlled Substance - Class 5
C6Controlled Substance-Class 3N (Non-narcotic)
CCNCommon Chemical Name
CDCollateral Description
CFCCompany Field Code
CHFChemical Family
CLColor - Lower Body
CLTCasing/Liner/Tubing Type
CMCompliance Method
Identification of a set of equations used to predict a fuel's emissions performance based on parametric inputs
CMSCommercial Status
Material status assigned by the commercial department
COCollection Method Code
In piping, a metal collar with internal threads used to join sections of threaded pipe
CSCoating or Paint System Code
A code established by the coating/paint manufacturer that identifies a procedure used to apply the coating/paint; used in conjunction with a paint manufacturer name or system name
CUColor - Upper Body
CWCoating or Paint System Name
DACDamage Code
Type of damage
DAFDamage Fault
Party responsible for damage
DEDrug Efficacy Study Implementation
DFDosage Form
A description of the product's physical form, such as caplet, tablet, or capsule
DIRDirectional Indicator
The type of well characterized by the way in which it was drilled; code values contained in the WODEX implementation guide available from the American Petroleum Institute
ECEscrow Code
Indicates whether or not a policy is being escrowed by a mortgage
ENEngine with Transmission
FAFailure Analysis Process
Physical construction analysis that typically determines the root cause of a product failure
FCFold Configurations
The orientation and sequencing of folds
FCDField Code (EIA/DOD)
FDDForecast Deviation
Distinctions from the base product that result in different taste or flavor, e.g., citrus, pepper
The base product that results in a different grade; also known as a product line, e.g., Cognac can be Classico, V.S., VSOP, or XO
GDGrain Direction
GENGeneral Description
GMGeneral Merchandise
HBHealth and Beauty Aids
HZHazardous Material
HZRHazard Rating System
A system for both classifying and measuring hazardous characteristics of materials
LCLead/Copper Sample Type
LOCoordinate Description Code
An industry code that locates a coordinate upon a surface
MAMaterial Status, Outside Processor
Material status of product assigned by the outside processor
MACMaterial Classification
Class of material, e.g. prime, secondary, etc.
MBUMinerals Management Service/Bureau of Land Management (Indian Land) Property/Unit Number
Numbers assigned to a property or unit by federal agencies, such as the Minerals Management Service or Bureau of Land Management, if required
MSMedical Supplies
MSGMarket Segment
General market classification for which a product is intended
NHNon-Hazardous Material
Details value added characteristics of a vehicle
The relationship of the back printing on a form to the front printing on the same form
OTOver-the-Counter Drug
P6Percentage of Alcohol
The percentage of alcohol as measured against the total volume of a product such as cordials, liqueurs, cocktails, highballs, bitters and other such specialty alcoholic beverages
PDPhysical Form: As Diluted
PFPhysical Form: Concentrate
PFAPhysical Form
PFCPerforation Continuity Indicator
Well perforation top and bottom depths
PFGPhysical Form: Gas
PFIPerforation Interval(s)
Identification of specific perforations in the well bore; codes assigned by the operating company
PFKPhysical Form: Aerosol
PFLPhysical Form: Liquid
PFMPhysical Form: Emulsion
PFNPhysical Form: Semisolid
PFPPhysical Form: Powder
PFSPhysical Form: Solid
PFTPerforation Type
A set of process conditions used to produce Oxygenated program reformulated gasoline
PPProcess/Production Unit
PRManufacturing Process
Production operations performed on the product being reported
PRIGrape Variety
The grape that comprises the largest percentage of the ingredients used in wine production, e.g., Merlot
PSCPipeline Stream
PUBPublic Information
PURPure Form
QASQuality Assurance Status
Material status assigned by the quality assurance department
Strength of a liquor as measured in proof spirit where 50% alcohol by volume is equal to 100 proof
RARoute of Administration
The way a medicine is given to or taken by the patient
RCCReservoir Code (Company)
A company-assigned number which identifies the producing formation, or formation into which injection is taking place
RMResults Method Code
RRRejection Reason
RSDRegulatory (State) District
State-assigned code for each producing district
RSERegulatory (State) Entity Code
State-assigned codes for each producing entity (lease or property)
RXPrescription Drug
SECSecret or Confidential Information
Trade secret information available only to those who have agreed to non-disclosure
SFService Feature
A material added to yarn prior to weaving strands of yarn into a fabric; sizing improves the weaving ability of yarn
SLMSurface Location Method Code
STSample Type
STLState Controlled
TCTherapeutic Class
A way of categorizing medicines
TETherapeutic Equivalency Evaluation
When there is more than one source for a drug that is identical by its active ingredients, the FDA publishes a rating of each source's therapeutic equivalence in order to aid state formularies to choose effective drugs to prescribe at lower costs to the insurer, state and consumers
Type of filter used in processing
TIFTitle Insurance Form
The design of the characters in a font
TRNTrade Name
TWFTheoretical Weight Formula
Used to calculate a material weight
TZBureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Type Code
A subcategory of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Class Code; it is a more detailed and descriptive term that further defines the class of an alcoholic beverage, i.e. "Irish Whiskey" as opposed to "Whiskey"
VCVolatile Organic Compound Control
A set of process conditions used to produce VOC controlled reformulated gasoline
The harvest year of the grapes that are part of the composition of a particular wine
WDWarranty Description
The warranty description for the final consumer, which the retailer needs to keep on file, in case the consumer has a claim against the warranty
WFWine Fruit
The fruit used as a base to produce a wine, e.g., apple, blackberry
WLCWell Classification
WTTWell Test Type
ZZMutually Defined

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