Units of measurement codes

The following table lists the Unit of Measurement codes that are used for international trade. These descriptions are used in the purchase card records.

Unit Code

Name

Acre (4840 yd2)

ACR

Alcoholic strength by mass

ASM

Alcoholic strength by volume

ASV

Ampere

AMP

Ampere-hour (3,6 kC)

AMH

Are (100 m2)

ARE

Bar

BAR

Barrel (petroleum) (158,987 dm3)

BLL

Board foot

BFT

Becquerel

BQL

Billion EUR

BIL

Billion US

MLD

Box

BX

Brake horse power (245,7 watts)

BHP

British thermal unit (1,055 kilojoules)

BTU

Bushel (35,2391 dm3)

BUA

Bushel (36,36874dm3)

BUI

Candela

CDL

Carrying capacity in metric tons

CCT

Case

CS

Cental GB (45,359237 kg)

CNT

Centigram

CGM

Centilitre

CLT

Centimetre

CMT

Centner, metric (100 kg) (syn.: decitonne)

DTN

Cord (3,63 m3)

WCD

Coulomb

COU

Coulomb per kilogram

CKG

Cubicdecimetre

DMQ

Cubic foot

FTQ

Cubic inch

INQ

Cubic metre

MTQ

Cubic metre per hour

MQH

Cubic metre per second

MQS

Cubic millimetre

MMQ

Cubic yard

YDQ

Curie

CUR

Day

DAY

Decade (ten years)

DEC

Decare

DAA

Decilitre

DLT

Decimetre

DMT

Degree Celsius

CEL

DegreeFahrenheit

FAH

Degree Kelvin: see Kelvin

Displacement tonnage

DPT

Dozen

DZN

Dozenpacks

DZP

Dozen pairs

DZR

Dozen pieces

DPC

Dozen rolls

DRL

Drachm GB (3,887935 g)

DRM

Dram GB (1,771745 g)

DRI

Dram US (3,887935 g)

DRA

Dry barrel (115,627 dm3)

BLD

Dry gallon (4,404884 dm3)

GLD

Dry pint (0,55061 dm3)

PTD

Dry quart (1,101221 dm3)

QTD

Each

EA or EAC

Farad

FAR

Fluid ounce (28,413 cm3)

OZI

Fluid ounce (29,5735 cm3)

OZA

Foot (0,3048 m)

FOT

Gallon (4,546092 dm3)

GLI

Gigabecquerel

GBQ

Gigawatt-hour (1 million kW/h)

GWH

Gill (0,142065 dm3)

GII

Gill (11,8294 cm3)

GIA

Grain GB, US (64,798910 mg)

GRN

Gram

GRM

Gram of fissile isotopes

GFI

Great gross (12 gross)

GGR

Gross

GRO

Gross (register) ton

GRT

Half year (six months)

SAN

Hectare

HAR

Hectobar

HBA

Hectogram

HGM

Hectokilogram

DTH

Hectolitre

HLT

Hectolitre of pure alcohol

HPA

Hectometre

HMT

Hertz

HTZ

Hour

HUR

Hundred

CEN

Hundred boxes

BHX

Hundred international units

HIU

Hundred leaves

CLF

Hundred packs

CNP

Hundredweight US (45,3592 kg)

CWA

Inch (25,4 mm)

INH

Item

ITM

Joule

JOU

Kelvin

KEL

Kilobar

KBA

Kilogram

KGM

Kilogram of caustic potash

KPH

Kilogram of caustic soda

KSH

Kilogram of named substance

KNS

Kilogram of nitrogen

KNI

Kilogram of phosphonic anhydride

KPP

Kilogram of phosphorus pentoxide

KPP

Kilogram of potassium hydroxide

KPH

Kilogram of potassium oxide

KPO

Kilogram of substance 90 per cent dry

KSD

Kilogram of uranium

KUR

Kilogram per cubic meter

KMQ

Kilogram per second

KGS

Kilohertz

KHZ

Kilogoule

KJO

Kilometre

KMT

Kilometre per hour

KMH

Kilopascal

KPA

Kilotonne

KTN

Kilovar

KVR

Kilovolt

KVT

Kilovolt-ampere

KVA

Kilowatt

KWT

Kilowatt-hour

KWH

Knot (1 nautical mile per hour)

KNT

Leaf

LEF

Liquid gallon (3,7854l dm3)

GLL

Liquid pint (0,473176 dm3)

PTL

Liquid quart (0,946353 dm3)

QTL

Liter(1 dm3)

LTRL

Liter of pure alcohol

LPA

Long ton GB, US (1,0160469 t)

LTN

Lumen

LUM

Lux

LUX

Megahertz

MHZ

Megalitre

MAL

Megametre

MAM

Megapascal

MPA

Megavolt-ampere (1000 KVA)

MVA

MegawattMAWMegawatt-hour (100 kW/h)

MWH

Metre

MTR

Metre per second

MTS

Metre per second squared

MSK

MSKMetric carat (200 mg = 2.10-4 kg)

CTM

Metric ton (1000 kg)

TNE

Millibar

MBR

Millicurie

MCU

Milligram

MGM

Millilitre

MI.T

Millimetre

MMT

Million

MIO

Million cubic metres

HMQ

Million international units

MIU

Minute

MIN

Month

MON

Nautical mile (1852 m)

NMI

Net (register) ton

NTT

Newton

NEW

Number

NMB

Number of articles

NAR

Number of bobbinsNBB

NBB

Number of cells

NCL

Number of international units

NIU

Number of packs

NMP

Number of pairs

NMR

Number of parcels

NPL

Number of parts

NPT

Number of rolls

NRL

Ohm

OHM

Ounce GB, US (28,349523 g)

ONZ

Ounce GB, US (31,10348 g) (syn: Troy ounce)

APZ

Package

PK

Pascal

PAL

Pennyweight GB, US (1,555174 g)

DWT

Piece

PCE
PCB
PSC

Pint (0,568262 dm3)

PTI

PoundGB, US (0,45359237 kg)

LBR

Proof gallon

PGL

Pounds

LBS

Quart (1,136523 dm3)

QTI

Quarter (of a year)

QAN

Quarter, GB (12,700586 kg)

QTR

Revolution per minute

RPM

Revolution per second

RPS

Score

SCO

Scruple GB, US (1,295982 g)

SCR

SecondSECSet

SET

Shipping ton

SHT

Short standard (7200 matches)

SST

Siemens

SIE

Square centimetre

CMK

Square decimetre

DMK

Square foot

FTK

Square inch

INK

Square kilometre

KMK

Square metre

MTK

Square mile

MIK

Square millimetre

MMK

Square yard

YDK

Standard

WSD

Standard atmosphere (101325 Pa)

ATM

(Statute) mile (1609,344 m)

SMI

Stone GB (6,350293 kg)

STI

Technical atmosphere (98066,5 Pa)

ATT

Ten day

sDAD

Ten pairs

TPR

Thousand

MIL

Thousand ampere-hour

TAH

Thousand board feet (2,36 m3)

MBF

Thousand cubic metres per day

TQD

Thousand standard brick equivalent

MBE

Ton of steam per hour

TSH

Tonne of substance 90 per cent dryhourWHRWeberWEBWeekWEE

TSD

Trillion EUR

TRL

Troy ounce

APZ

Unknown unit of Measure

ST

Volt

VLT

Watt

WTT

Watt-hour

WHR

Weber

WEB

Week

WEE


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