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103 Packaging Code

Code identifying the type of packaging; Part 1: Packaging Form, Part 2: Packaging Material; if the Data Element is used, then Part 1 is always required

Type
String (AN)
Length
Min 3 / Max 5
Codes
10
Chemically Hardened Fibre
11
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
12
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Film
13
Cloth
14
Bi-Metal
15
Ceramic
A non-specific material made from clay and hardened by firing at a high temperature. Examples can include Terra-cotta, Earthenware, Stoneware, Porcelain, and High-Tech Ceramics.
16
Cloth Top
19
Cloth or Fabric
22
Compressed
25
Corrugated or Solid
28
Double-wall Paper
31
Fibre
34
Fibre (Paperboard)
37
Fiberboard
40
Fiberboard Metal
43
Glass
46
In Inner Containers
48
Wire/Cord
Something that binds, ties, or encircles the package/container to secure and maintain unit integrity
49
Insulated
50
Steel - Vinyl Coated
Steel that has been covered with a plastic material
51
Wire Mesh
52
Iron or Steel
53
Jumbo
54
Special Jumbo
55
Lead
58
Metal
59
Metal Cans
61
Moisture Resistant
64
Molded Plastic
67
Multiple-wall Paper (2 or more walls)
70
Multiple-wall Paper (3 or more walls)
71
Not Otherwise Specified
72
Paper - VCI
Water-resistant paper that is treated by the addition of materials to provide resistance to damage or deterioration by water in liquid form
73
Other than Glass
74
Other than Metal or Plastic Tubes, or Glass
75
Plastic - Vacuum Formed
Packaging material that is formed by heating plastic sheet and drawing it against the mold surface by evacuating the air between the sheet and the mold
76
Paper
77
Plastic - Structural Foam
A method of manufacturing containers and shipping devices by mixing plastic resins with a foaming agent, heating it and injecting the mix into a two-piece machined aluminum mold
78
Plastic - Injection Molded
Packaging material that is formed by melting the material and then forcing it under pressure into a cavity of a closed mold
79
Plastic
80
Polyethylene Lined
81
Plastic - Virgin
Plastic in the form of pellets, granules, powder, floc, or liquid that has not been subjected to use or processing other than for its initial manufacture
82
Pulpboard
83
Plastic - Regrind
A plastic prepared from discarded articles that have been reprocessed, often changing some of its original properties
84
Polystyrene
A polymer prepared by the polymerization of styrene as the sole monomer
85
Rubber
86
Foam
In packaging, a cushioning material used to reduce shock and vibration or abrasion
87
Polycoated
88
Rubber and Fabric
89
Special
90
Standard
91
Stainless Steel
92
Tubes, Metal or Plastic
94
Wood
95
Single Wall Corrugated Board
The structure formed by one corrugated inner member between two flat facings; also known as double face
96
Double Wall Corrugated Board
The structure formed by three flat facings and two intermediate corrugated members
97
Triple Wall Corrugated Board
The structure formed by four flat facings and three intermediate corrugated members
98
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Polyvinyl chloride, (IUPAC Poly (chloroethanediyl) commonly abbreviated PVC, is a thermoplastic polymer. It is a vinyl polymer constructed of repeating vinyl groups (ethenyls) having one of their hydrogens replaced with a chloride group
99
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibers; beverage, food and other liquid containers; thermoforming applications; and engineering resins often in combination with glass fiber
JUG
Jug
POU
Pouch
SAH
Sachet
SHA
Shaker
SSC
Single Serving Cup
AAA
Pallet, Returnable
AAB
Splash Blend
Splash blending is the mixing of two gasoline products, of different octane levels, in a tank on the delivery vehicle to produce a third blended grade of motor fuel for resale
AMM
Ammo Pack
AMP
Ampoule
ATH
Attachment
In containers and shipping devices, a component that can be added to provide additional functionality or security as required by the contents or method of transportation/handling
BAG
Bag
BAL
Bale
BBL
Barrel
BDG
Banding
Something that binds, ties, or encircles the package/container to secure and maintain unit integrity
BDL
Bundle
BEM
Beam
BIC
Bing Chest
BIN
Bin
BLK
Bulk
BLT
Belting
As pertains to containers and shipping devices, a method of securing the contents to the conveyance device (or securing components of the shipping device to each other) using one or more bands of flexible material having high-tensile strength and a buckle or ratchet device for removing slack and maintaining tension
BOB
Bobbin
BOT
Bottle
BOX
Box
BRC
Bracing
Material or devices used to hold articles or sections of loads in position to prevent shifting during transportation
BRG
Barge
BSK
Basket or hamper
BXI
Box, with inner container
BXT
Bucket
CAB
Cabinet
CAG
Cage
CAN
Can
CAR
Carrier
CAS
Case
CBC
Containers of Bulk Cargo
CBY
Carboy
CCS
Can Case
CHE
Cheeses
CHS
Chest
CLD
Car Load, Rail
CNA
Household Goods Container, Wood
CNB
Container, MAC-ISO, LT. WGT. 8x8x20 Foot Air
CNC
Container, Navy Cargo Transporter
CND
Container, Commercial Highway Lift
CNE
Container, Engine
CNF
Container, Multi-walled, Secured to Warehouse Pallet
CNT
Container
COL
Coil
CON
Cones
COR
Core
CRD
Cradle
CRF
Corner Reinforcement
Usually in boxes or crates, additional material or components attached to adjacent panels to add support or prevent crushing or separation
CRT
Crate
CSK
Cask
CTN
Carton
CX2
CONEX
A reusable container for shipment of cargo
CYL
Cylinder
DBK
Dry Bulk
DRK
Double-length Rack
DRM
Drum
DSK
Double-length Skid
DTB
Double-length Tote Bin
DUF
Duffelbag
EGG
Egg Crating
In containers and shipping devices, usually describes a type of interior dunnage which allows the contents to be individually segregated, horizontally and vertically, to provide protection during transportation and storage
ENV
Envelope
EPR
Edge Protection
A right-angle piece placed over the outermost perimeter edges of a container to distribute pressure and prevent collapse or cutting from banding, strapping, or handling
FIR
Firkin
FLO
Flo-bin
FRM
Frame
FSK
Flask
FWR
Forward Reel
HED
Heads of Beef
HGH
Hogshead
HPR
Hamper
HPT
Hopper Truck
HRB
On Hanger or Rack in Boxes
HRK
Half-Standard Rack
HTB
Half-Standard Tote Bin
INT
Intermediate Container
JAR
Jar
KEG
Keg
KIT
Kit
KRK
Knockdown Rack
KTB
Knockdown Tote Bin
LBK
Liquid Bulk
LID
Lip/Top
In packaging, the top or bottom of a container, usually the part that closes the opening; may also be known as cap, over, or top
LIF
Lifts
LNR
Liners
Any material that separates a product within a container from the basic walls of the container
LOG
Log
LSE
Loose
LUG
Lug
LVN
Lift Van
MIX
Mixed Container Types
More than one type of container is included in a shipment (shipment could consist of 3 pieces that include 1 box, 1 crate, and 1 basket)
ML2
MILVAN
A military owned demountable container that conforms to US and international standards and operates in a centrally controlled fleet for movement of military cargo
MRP
Multi-Roll Pack
MS2
MSCVAN
A commercial (leased) or Government-owned shipping container controlled by the Military Sealift Command
MXD
Mixed
NOL
Noil
PAF
Pallet - 4 Way
A pallet that permits entry of handling equipment on each of its four sides
PAL
Pail
PAT
Pallet - 2 Way
A pallet that permits entry of handling equipment on opposing two of its four sides
PCK
Packed - not otherwise specified
PCS
Pieces
PIR
Pirns
PKG
Package
PLC
Primary Lift Container
The largest (outermost) unitized package or articles secured together that can be handled (usually mechanically) in common shop floor/warehouse applications as a single entity; "primary" indicates preferred or mandatory
PLF
Platform
PLN
Pipeline
PLT
Pallet
POV
Private Vehicle
PRK
Pipe Rack
PRT
Partitioning
The proceeds of applying separators or dividers
PWT
Plastic-Wrapped Tray
QTR
Quarter of Beef
RAL
Rail (Semiconductor)
RCK
Rack
REL
Reel
RFT
Reinforcement
In containers and shipping devices, a component (usually temporary) added to a container for a particular application to lend additional support under severe applications
ROL
Roll
RVR
Reverse Reel
SAK
Sack
SCS
Suitcase
SHK
Shook
SHT
Sheet
A thin layer of material usually used as a pad for extra protection by isolating/separating tiers or layers of parts within the package
SID
Side of Beef
SKD
Skid
SKE
Skid, elevating or lift truck
SLP
Slip Sheet
Shipping containers utilizing slip sheets, which are cardboard platforms used to hold product for storage or transportation
SLV
Sleeve
SPI
Spin Cylinders
SPL
Spool
SPR
Separator/Divider
In packaging, any material inserted between tiers or layers of articles to prevent contact and provide protection
SRW
Shrink Wrap
In packaging, a method of securing a unit load by placing a large "bag" of plastic film over the components and applying heat to induce shrinkage and cause the bag to tighten around the contents
STW
Stretch Wrap
In packaging, a high-tensile plastic film, stretched and wrapped repeatedly around a unitized load to secure and maintain unit integrity
SV2
SEAVAN
A commercial or government-owned (or leased) shipping container which is moved via ocean transportation without wheels attached and is lifted on and off a ship
TBE
Tube
TBN
Tote Bin
TKR
Tank Car
TKT
Tank Truck
TLD
Intermodal Trailer/Container Load (Rail)
TNK
Tank
TRC
Tierce
TRK
Trunk and Chest
TRU
Truck
TRY
Tray
TSS
Trunk, Salesmen Sample
TUB
Tub
UNP
Unpacked
UNT
Unit
VEH
Vehicles
VIL
Vial
VOC
Vehicle in Operating Condition
VPK
Van Pack
WHE
On Own Wheel
WLC
Wheeled Carrier
WRP
Wrapped
01
Aluminum
03
Hard Wood
04
As Specified by the DOT
05
Soft Wood
07
Burlap
BRK
Brick Pack
A closed flat top container may form spout or has recloseable cap on side, or has straw and hole system
GAB
Gable Top
An "A" shaped top container may form spout or has recloseable cap on side, or has straw and hole system
ARS
Aerosol
A gas-tight, pressure-resistant container with a valve and propellant.
BLS
Blister Pack
A type of packaging in which the item is secured between a preformed (usually transparent plastic) dome or "bubble" and a paperboard surface or "carrier."
MUL
Multipack
A bundle of products held together for ease of carrying by the consumer.
PAB
Pallet Box
A three-dimensional container which either has a pallet platform permanently attached at its base or alternatively requires a platform for its handling and storage as due to its constitution it cannot be handled without it.
02
Tin
06
Polypropylene
BIB
Bag-In-Box (BIB)
DIB
Drink Box - Tetra Pak
DCN
Decanter
A vessel with a stopper.
GRL
Growler
A growler is a large glass, ceramic, or stainless-steel jug.
A growler is a large glass, ceramic, or stainless-steel jug.
HLR
Howler
A small glass jug.
MTR
Miniature
A small bottle.
SSS
Single Serve Shot
An alcoholic beverage container that is a spirit offering one serve one use.

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