M7A Seal Number Replacement

To provide an audit trail of seal number changes

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
M7A01
Seal Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
M7A01 is the original seal number.
M7A02
Seal Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
15
1
Unique number on seal used to close a shipment
M7A02 is the replacement seal number.
M7A03
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
M7A03 is the date the new seal was installed.
M7A04
Entity Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code identifying an organizational entity, a physical location, property or an individual
P0405: If either M7A-04 or M7A-05 is present, then the other is required
M7A04 and M7A05 indicate the party responsible for the seal replacement.
M7A05
Name
String (AN)
Conditional
1
60
1
Free-form name
M7A06
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
M7A06 is a description of why the seal was replaced.

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