No
Seg
St
Max. Occ.
                                               
 
M
200000
 
A group of segments providing details of the individual requested items. There must be at least one occurrence of Segment group 27 within a quotation. This Segment group may be repeated to give sub-line details.
23
C
99
 
To describe an item in either an industry or free format.
Business Term
DE
EDIFACT
Format
St
*
Description
 
Description format code
an..3
O
*
  
Code (from industry code list)
  
Free-form
  
Structured (from industry code list)
  
Code and text
 
C272
ITEM CHARACTERISTIC
 
O
   
 
Item characteristic code
an..3
R
   
 
Code list identification code
an..17
O
   
 
Code list responsible agency code
an..3
D
*
  
GS1
Must be used if DE7081 contains an GS1 Code.
 
C273
ITEM DESCRIPTION
 
A
   
 
Item description code
an..17
O
 
  
Consumer unit (GS1 Permanent Code)
  
Despatch unit (GS1 Permanent Code)
  
Traded unit (GS1 Permanent Code)
  
Variable quantity product (GS1 Permanent Code)
 
Code list identification code
an..17
O
   
 
Code list responsible agency code
an..3
D
 
  
GS1
  
Assigned by supplier or supplier's agent
  
Assigned by buyer or buyer's agent
 
7008
Item description
an..256
O
   
 
7008
Item description
an..256
O
   
 
3453
Language name code
an..3
O
   
This segment is used to describe the current line item.
It is recommended that this segment only be used for coded descriptions. Data element 7008 in clear text should only be used when no product code is available.
If you wish to indicate that promotional details are marked on the package, then this should be indicated in DE 7233 in the PAC segment.
Example:
           
Example:
IMD+B+2:23:9+CU:23:9:A:Q:AA'
Example:
IMD+C++TU::9'
                                                   
                                                   
Max. Occ. = Maximum Occurrence, St = Status, * = Restricted Codes
Status: M=Mandatory, R=Required, O=Optional, C=Conditional, D=Dependent, A=Advised, N=Not used