BLI Baseline Item Data

To specify basic item data: item identification, quantity, and price

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BLI01
Product/Service ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying the type/source of the descriptive number used in Product/Service ID (234)
BLI01, BLI02, and BLI08 through BLI13 provide for four different product/service IDs for each item. For example: Case, Color, Drawing No., U.P.C. No., ISBN No., Model, SKU.
BLI02
Product/Service ID
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
48
1
Identifying number for a product or service
BLI03
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
1
Numeric value of quantity
BLI04
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
BLI04, the unit of measure code applies to both quantity, (BLI03) and unit price (BLI06), unless BLI07 is present, in which case BLI04 applies only to BLI03, and BLI07 applies only to BLI06.
BLI05
Price Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
3
3
1
Code identifying pricing specification
P0506: If either BLI-05 or BLI-06 is present, then the other is required
BLI06
Unit Price
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
17
1
Price per unit of product, service, commodity, etc.
BLI07
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
C0706: If BLI-07 is present, then BLI-06 is required
BLI08
Product/Service ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying the type/source of the descriptive number used in Product/Service ID (234)
P0809: If either BLI-08 or BLI-09 is present, then the other is required
BLI09
Product/Service ID
String (AN)
Conditional
1
48
1
Identifying number for a product or service
BLI10
Product/Service ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying the type/source of the descriptive number used in Product/Service ID (234)
P1011: If either BLI-10 or BLI-11 is present, then the other is required
BLI11
Product/Service ID
String (AN)
Conditional
1
48
1
Identifying number for a product or service
BLI12
Product/Service ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code identifying the type/source of the descriptive number used in Product/Service ID (234)
P1213: If either BLI-12 or BLI-13 is present, then the other is required
BLI13
Product/Service ID
String (AN)
Conditional
1
48
1
Identifying number for a product or service
BLI14
Product Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating an option chosen for the product
BLI15
Product Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating an option chosen for the product
BLI16
Product Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating an option chosen for the product
BLI17
Product Option Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating an option chosen for the product
BLI18
Frequency Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating frequency or type of activities or actions being reported

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