EDI 244 Product Source Information

Functional Group PN

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Product Source Information Transaction Set (244) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction can be used to transmit classification and categorization data of company's products, processes, and facilities to existing and prospective trading partners or listing agencies.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To indicate the beginning of a transaction set

  3. NM1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

      The NM1 segment identifies the source responsible for the creation of the information.
    2. To specify pertinent dates and times

    3. N1 Loop Mandatory
      Repeat >1
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        The N1 segment identifies the Organization attributed to the information.
      2. To specify additional names

      3. BSF Loop Mandatory
        Repeat >1
        1. To transmit basic data identifying the function performed at a facility

        2. NX2 Loop Mandatory
          Repeat >1
          1. To define types and values of a geographic location

          2. To specify a communication contact number

        3. PID Loop Mandatory
          Repeat >1
          1. To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format

          2. To specify the general class or specific characteristic upon which test results are being reported or are to be taken

  4. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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