BCT Beginning Segment for Price/Sales Catalog

To indicate the beginning of the Price/Sales Catalog Transaction Set and specify catalog purpose and number information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BCT01
Catalog Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code indicating purpose of catalog
BCT02
Catalog Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Identifying number for catalog or superseded catalog
BCT03
Catalog Version Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Identifying version number of catalog or superseded catalog
BCT04
Catalog Revision Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
6
1
Identifying revision number of catalog or superseded catalog
BCT05
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
BCT06
Catalog Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Identifying number for catalog or superseded catalog
BCT07
Catalog Version Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Identifying version number of catalog or superseded catalog
BCT08
Catalog Revision Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
6
1
Identifying revision number of catalog or superseded catalog
BCT09
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
BCT10
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set

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