PSD Physical Sample Description

To define the physical sample parameters associated with a test resulting in discrete measurements

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
PSD01
Sample Process Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the stage in the product development cycle at which the specimen was selected for testing
PSD02
Sample Selection Method Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code denoting the method of selecting the specimen
PSD03
Sample Frequency Value per Unit of Measurement Code
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
9
1
The number of samples collected
P0304: If either PSD-03 or PSD-04 is present, then the other is required
E0309: Only one of PSD-03 or PSD-09 may be present
PSD04
Composite Unit of Measure
Composite (composite)
Conditional
1
01
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
02
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-02 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
03
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-03 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
04
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
05
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-05 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
06
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-06 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
07
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
08
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-08 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
09
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-09 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
10
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
11
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-11 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
12
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-12 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
13
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
14
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-14 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
15
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-15 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
PSD05
Sample Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code describing the physical configuration or condition of the test specimen
PSD06
Sample Direction Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the direction in which the sample was collected or tested
PSD07
Position Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the position of an item such as the location, within a specimen, from which the sample was taken; the position of a coupon within an advertisement; etc
PSD08
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
PSD08 can provide a more complete description of the physical sampling location.
PSD09
Sample Selection Modulus
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
6
1
To specify the sampling frequency in terms of a modulus of the Unit of Measure, e.g., every fifth bag, every 1.5 minutes

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