LH1 Hazardous Identification Information

To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
LH101
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
LH101 and LH102 are used to convey the number and type of packages for bulk and nonbulk movements.
LH102
Lading Quantity
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
7
1
Number of units (pieces) of the lading commodity
LH103
UN/NA Identification Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
6
1
Code identifying the hazardous material identification number as required by Title 49 of the code of Federal Regulations; UN/NA stands for United Nations/North America
LH104
Hazardous Materials Page
String (AN)
Optional
1
6
1
The United Nations page number as required for the international transport of hazardous materials
LH105
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
LH106
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
LH106 and LH107 are used to convey the quantity or volume and unit of measure for nonbulk shipments only.
LH107
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
1
Numeric value of quantity
LH108
Compartment ID Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying the compartment in a compartmentalized tank car
LH109
Residue Indicator Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating that the material being described is that which remains in a packaging (including a tank car) after it has been unloaded
In LH109, a value of "R" or "P" requires that the receiver generate the words "residue: last contained" prior to the shipping name in accordance with regulations.
LH110
Packing Group Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
3
1
Code indicating degree of danger in terms of Roman number I, II or III
LH111
Interim Hazardous Material Regulatory Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
5
1
Identifies the current regulatory version number used for hazardous materials shipments

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