6411
Measurement unit code
Code specifying the unit of measurement.

Notes:
| 1. Recommend use UN/ECE Recommendation 20, Common code.
               
 
001
Barrel (205 litres, 45 gallons) (GS1 Temporary Code)
23
gram per cubic centimetre
GS1 Description:
g/cm3 as a unit of measure for the density of gas. This is necessary for dangerous substance articles for determination of the quantities that can be stored together on the shelf.
25
gram per square centimetre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of gram per square centimetre.
28
kilogram per square metre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in kilogram per square metre.
37
ounce per square foot
59
part per million
64
Pound per square inch, gauge
A unit of measure expressed in pound per square inch
2N
decibel
2X
metre per minute
GS1 Description:
A measure of speed in terms of metres per minute.
4K
milliampere
4L
megabyte
GS1 Description:
A unit of computer memory equal to 1.048.576 (i.e. 2 power 20) bytes.
4O
microfarad
GS1 Description:
One millionth of a farad. A farad is the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which a potential of 1 volt is created by a charge of 1 Coulomb.
4P
newton per metre
A25
cheval vapeur
A86
gigahertz
GS1 Description:
Hertz multiplied by 10*9.
A99
Bit
A unit of information equal to one binary digit.
ACR
acre
GS1 Description:
Acre (4840 yd2)
AD
byte
GS1 Description:
A unit of information stored in a computer, equal to eight bits.
AMH
ampere hour
GS1 Description:
Ampere-hour (3,6kC)
AMP
ampere
ANN
year
GS1 Description:
The expression of a year as a measure unit.
APZ
Troy ounce or apothecary ounce
EDIFACT
ASM
alcoholic strength by mass
GS1 Description:
Alcoholic strength expressed by mass.
ASU
alcoholic strength by volume
GS1 Description:
Alcoholic strength expressed by volume.
AV
capsule
GS1 Description:
Encaspuled dosage form for pharmaceuticals.
B13
Joule per square metre
A unit of measure of heat energy expressed in joule per square metre.
B17
Credit
A unit of count defining the number of entries made to the credit side of an account.
BAR
bar
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure equal to 106 dines per square centimeter.
BTU
British thermal unit
GS1 Description:
British thermal unit (1,055 kilojoules)
C0
call
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure for telephone calls. Code value is C0 (C Zero).
C60
ohm centimetre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in Ohm centimetre.
C79
Kilovolt Ampere Hour
A unit of accumulated energy of 1000 volt amperes over a period of one hour.
EDIFACT
CDL
candela
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of light intensity.
CEL
degree celsius
CF2
Colony forming unit per gram (GS1 Temporary Code)
Colony forming units per gram is a unit of measure for micro-organisms, such as bacteria, in a food item. Micro-organisms form colonies that are be counted under determined conditions
CLT
centilitre
GS1 Description:
A unit of volume equal to one hundreth of a liter.
CMK
square centimetre
CMQ
cubic centimetre
GS1 Description:
A system of units for the measurement of volume based on the cubic centimetre.
CMT
centimetre
D19
Square metre kelvin per watt
Unit of measure of thermal insulance expressed in square metre kelvin per watt.
D21
square metre per kilogram
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in square metre per kilogram.
D32
Terawatt hour
A unit of measure expressed in terawatt hour
D5
Kilogram per square centimetre
A unit of measure expressed in kilogram per square centimetre
D55
Watt per square metre kelvin
Unit of measure of thermal conductance expressed in watt per square metre kelvin.
D68
Number of Words
A unit of count defining the number of words.
EDIFACT
DAY
day
GS1 Description:
The expression of a day as a measure unit.
DD
degree
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of temperature.
DMQ
cubic decimetre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in cubic decimetre.
DMT
decimetre
DRG
Dragée (GS1 Temporary Code)
Number of dragées (coated tablets) contained in the item's package as a measurement unit.
DZN
dozen
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure of 12 or group of 12.
E09
Milliampere hour
A unit of power load delivered at the rate of one thousandth of an ampere over a period of one hour.
EDIFACT
E10
Degree day
A unit of measure used in meteorology and engineering to measure the demand for heating or cooling over a given period of days.
EDIFACT
E11
Gigacalorie
A unit of heat energy equal to one thousand million calories.
EDIFACT
E27
Dose
A unit of count defining the number of doses (dose: a definite quantity of a medicine or drug).
EDIFACT
E31
Square metre per litre
A unit of count defining the number of square metres per litre.
EDIFACT
E32
Litre per hour
A unit of count defining the number of litres per hour.
EDIFACT
E34
Gigabyte
A unit of information equal to 10 E9 bytes.
E37
Pixel
A unit of count defining the number of pixels (pixel: picture element).
E38
Megapixel
A unit of count equal to 10 E6 (1000000) pixels (picture elements).
E39
Dots per inch
A unit of information defining the number of dots per linear inch as a measure of the resolution or sharpness of an image.
GS1 Description:
synonym: pixels per inch.
EA
each
EV
envelope
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure pertaining to the number of envelopes.
FAH
degree Fahrenheit
FOT
foot
GS1 Description:
Foot (0,3048 m)
FP
Pound per square foot
A unit of measure expressed in pound per square foot
FTK
Square foot
A unit of measure expressed in square foot
FTQ
cubic foot
GL
gram per litre
GLI
gallon (UK)
GS1 Description:
Gallon (4,546092 dm3)
GM
gram per square metre
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of grams per square metre.
GRM
gram
GRO
gross
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure of 12 dozens.
GV
gigajoule
GWH
gigawatt hour
GS1 Description:
Gigawatt-hour (1 million kW/h)
H87
Piece
A unit of count defining the number of pieces (piece: a single item, article or exemplar).
EDIFACT
HLT
hectolitre
HMT
hectometre
A unit of linear measure equal to 10 E2 metres.
HTZ
hertz
GS1 Description:
One cycle per second.
HUR
hour
INH
inch
GS1 Description:
Inch (25,4 mm)
INK
Square inch
A unit of measure expressed in square inch
JM
Megajoule per cubic metre
EDIFACT
JOU
joule
K51
Kilocalorie (mean)
EDIFACT
KB
kilocharacter
KBA
kilobar
KEL
kelvin
KGM
kilogram
KHZ
kilohertz
KJO
kilojoule
KL
kilogram per metre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of kilogram per metre.
KMH
kilometre per hour
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in kilometre per hour.
KMQ
kilogram per cubic metre
GS1 Description:
A measure of weight in terms of kilogram per cubic metre.
KPA
kilopascal
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in kilopascal.
KTM
kilometre
KVA
kilovolt - ampere
GS1 Description:
A unit of electric power.
KVT
kilovolt
KWH
kilowatt hour
KWT
kilowatt
L2
litre per minute
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure expressed in litre per minute.
LBR
Pound
EDIFACT
LD
Litre per day
A unit of measure defining the number of litres per day.
LNE
Printed line count (GS1 Temporary Code)
The indication of the count of printed lines included on a paper communication (e.g. telegram) for invoicing purposes.
LTR
litre
GS1 Description:
Litre (1 dm3)
LUX
lux
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure of illumination (it corresponds to the illumination of a surface which normally and uniformly receives a light flow of 1 lumen per square meter).
M4
Monetary value
A unit of measure expressed as a monetary amount.
EDIFACT
MAL
mega litre
MAW
megawatt
MC
microgram
One millionth of a gram.
MCU
millicurie
GS1 Description:
Unit of measure for radioactivity.
MGM
milligram
MHZ
megahertz
MIN
minute
MLT
millilitre
MMK
square millimetre
GS1 Description:
A unit to measure a surface equal to one millionth of a quadrate.
MMQ
cubic millimetre
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in cubic milimetres.
MMT
millimetre
MON
month
GS1 Description:
The expression of a month as a measure unit.
MPA
megapascal
GS1 Description:
A unit of measure expressed in Megapascal.
MQH
Cubic metre per hour
A unit of measure defining the number of cubic metres per hour.
MTK
square metre
MTQ
cubic metre
MTR
metre
MTS
Metre per second
A unit of speed expressed in metres per second.
MWH
megawatt hour (1000 kW.h)
NAR
number of articles
NEW
newton
GS1 Description:
The SI unit of force, equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one metre per second.
NIU
number of international units
A unit of count defining the number of international units.
NRL
number of rolls
ONZ
ounce
GS1 Description:
Ounce GB, US (28,349523 g)
OZA
fluid ounce (US)
GS1 Description:
Fluid ounce US (29,5735 cm3)
OZI
fluid ounce (UK)
GS1 Description:
Fluid ounce UK (28,413 cm3)
P1
percent
GS1 Description:
This code is used to indicate measurements in terms of percentages, e.g. the relative humidity (code RA in data element 6313) is 52%.
PA
packet
PAL
pascal
GS1 Description:
The SI unit of pressure, equal to one Newton per square metre.
PCE
Piece (GS1 Temporary Code)
PF
pallet (lift)
GS1 Description:
A number of articles expressed in terms of pallets.
PR
pair
GS1 Description:
Two articles which belong together but are not necessarily identical.
PTI
pint (UK)
GS1 Description:
Pint UK (0,568262 dm3)
PTN
Portion (GS1 Temporary Code)
The identification of the number of portions (doses in medical terms) into which a complete product may be broken into for serving purposes, e.g. a pie with 6 portions, a liquid medicine with 20 doses.
QAN
quarter (of a year)
QTI
quart (UK)
GS1 Description:
Quart UK (1,1136523 dm3)
RJH
Decanewton (GS1 Temporary Code)
A unit of force equal to 10 Newton.
RPM
revolutions per minute
RTO
Ratio (GS1 Temporary Code)
SEC
second
SMI
Mile (statute mile)
A unit of measure expressed in mile
ST
sheet
TNE
tonne (metric ton)
GS1 Description:
Metric ton (1000kg)
U2
tablet
A unit of count defining the number of tablets (tablet: a small flat or compressed solid object).
GS1 Description:
Dosage form for pharmaceuticals, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid dose.
UI
Unit of activity, predefined (GS1 Temporary Code)
A measure pertaining to a predefined activity.
VI
vial
GS1 Description:
Small glass container. E.g. for a liquid medicine or perfume.
VLT
volt
WHR
watt hour
WTT
watt
YDK
Square yard
A unit of measure expressed in square yard
YRD
yard
GS1 Description:
Yard (0,9144 m)
ZP
page
GS1 Description:
The indication of a page as a measurement unit for invoicing purposes, e.g. fax pages.