EDI 101 Name and Address Lists

Functional Group NL

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Name and Address Lists Transaction Set (101) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction can be used to facilitate the rental or exchange of name and address mailing lists between direct marketing companies.


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

  2. To indicate the beginning of a transaction set

  3. DTM Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To specify pertinent dates and times

    2. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      The N1 segment identifies the source responsible for the creation of the information.
    3. N9 Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

      2. LX Loop Mandatory
        Repeat >1
        1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

        2. To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity

          The IN2 segment is used to communicate the name components.
        3. To define types and values of a geographic location

          The NX2 segment is used to communicate the address components.
        4. To specify identifying information

        5. To indicate the details and status of a product or product activity

        6. To specify a communication contact number

  4. 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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