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 CodeName
Acre (4840 yd2)ACR
Alcoholic strength by massASM
Alcoholic strength by volumeASV
AmpereAMP
Ampere-hour (3,6 kC)AMH
Are (100 m2)ARE
BarBAR
Barrel (petroleum) (158,987 dm3)BLL
Board footBFT
BecquerelBQL
Billion EURBIL
Billion USMLD
BoxBX
Brake horse power (245,7 watts)BHP
British thermal unit (1,055 kilojoules)BTU
Bushel (35,2391 dm3)BUA
Bushel (36,36874dm3)BUI
CandelaCDL
Carrying capacity in metric tonsCCT
CaseCS
Cental GB (45,359237 kg)CNT
CentigramCGM
CentilitreCLT
CentimetreCMT
Centner, metric (100 kg) (syn.: decitonne)DTN
Cord (3,63 m3)WCD
CoulombCOU
Coulomb per kilogramCKG
CubicdecimetreDMQ
Cubic footFTQ
Cubic inchINQ
Cubic metreMTQ
Cubic metre per hourMQH
Cubic metre per secondMQS
Cubic millimetreMMQ
Cubic yardYDQ
CurieCUR
DayDAY
Decade (ten years)DEC
DecareDAA
DecilitreDLT
DecimetreDMT
Degree CelsiusCEL
DegreeFahrenheitFAH
Degree Kelvin: see Kelvin
Displacement tonnageDPT
DozenDZN
DozenpacksDZP
Dozen pairsDZR
Dozen piecesDPC
Dozen rollsDRL
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
EachEA or EAC
FaradFAR
Fluid ounce (28,413 cm3)OZI
Fluid ounce (29,5735 cm3)OZA
Foot (0,3048 m)FOT
Gallon (4,546092 dm3)GLI
GigabecquerelGBQ
Gigawatt-hour (1 million kW/h)GWH
Gill (0,142065 dm3)GII
Gill (11,8294 cm3)GIA
Grain GB, US (64,798910 mg)GRN
GramGRM
Gram of fissile isotopesGFI
Great gross (12 gross)GGR
GrossGRO
Gross (register) tonGRT
Half year (six months)SAN
HectareHAR
HectobarHBA
HectogramHGM
HectokilogramDTH
HectolitreHLT
Hectolitre of pure alcoholHPA
HectometreHMT
HertzHTZ
HourHUR
HundredCEN
Hundred boxesBHX
Hundred international unitsHIU
Hundred leavesCLF
Hundred packsCNP
Hundredweight US (45,3592 kg)CWA
Inch (25,4 mm)INH
ItemITM
JouleJOU
KelvinKEL
KilobarKBA
KilogramKGM
Kilogram of caustic potashKPH
Kilogram of caustic sodaKSH
Kilogram of named substanceKNS
Kilogram of nitrogenKNI
Kilogram of phosphonic anhydrideKPP
Kilogram of phosphorus pentoxideKPP
Kilogram of potassium hydroxideKPH
Kilogram of potassium oxideKPO
Kilogram of substance 90 per cent dryKSD
Kilogram of uraniumKUR
Kilogram per cubic meterKMQ
Kilogram per secondKGS
KilohertzKHZ
KilogouleKJO
KilometreKMT
Kilometre per hourKMH
KilopascalKPA
KilotonneKTN
KilovarKVR
KilovoltKVT
Kilovolt-ampereKVA
KilowattKWT
Kilowatt-hourKWH
Knot (1 nautical mile per hour)KNT
LeafLEF
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 alcoholLPA
Long ton GB, US (1,0160469 t)LTN
LumenLUM
LuxLUX
MegahertzMHZ
MegalitreMAL
MegametreMAM
MegapascalMPA
Megavolt-ampere (1000 KVA)MVA
MegawattMAWMegawatt-hour (100 kW/h)MWH
MetreMTR
Metre per secondMTS
Metre per second squaredMSK
MSKMetric carat (200 mg = 2.10-4 kg)CTM
Metric ton (1000 kg)TNE
MillibarMBR
MillicurieMCU
MilligramMGM
MillilitreMI.T
MillimetreMMT
MillionMIO
Million cubic metresHMQ
Million international unitsMIU
MinuteMIN
MonthMON
Nautical mile (1852 m)NMI
Net (register) tonNTT
NewtonNEW
NumberNMB
Number of articlesNAR
Number of bobbinsNBBNBB
Number of cellsNCL
Number of international unitsNIU
Number of packsNMP
Number of pairsNMR
Number of parcelsNPL
Number of partsNPT
Number of rollsNRL
OhmOHM
Ounce GB, US (28,349523 g)ONZ
Ounce GB, US (31,10348 g) (syn: Troy ounce)APZ
PackagePK
PascalPAL
Pennyweight GB, US (1,555174 g)DWT
PiecePCE
PCB
PSC
Pint (0,568262 dm3)PTI
PoundGB, US (0,45359237 kg)LBR
Proof gallonPGL
PoundsLBS
Quart (1,136523 dm3)QTI
Quarter (of a year)QAN
Quarter, GB (12,700586 kg)QTR
Revolution per minuteRPM
Revolution per secondRPS
ScoreSCO
Scruple GB, US (1,295982 g)SCR
SecondSECSetSET
Shipping tonSHT
Short standard (7200 matches)SST
SiemensSIE
Square centimetreCMK
Square decimetreDMK
Square footFTK
Square inchINK
Square kilometreKMK
Square metreMTK
Square mileMIK
Square millimetreMMK
Square yardYDK
StandardWSD
Standard atmosphere (101325 Pa)ATM
(Statute) mile (1609,344 m)SMI
Stone GB (6,350293 kg)STI
Technical atmosphere (98066,5 Pa)ATT
Ten daysDAD
Ten pairsTPR
ThousandMIL
Thousand ampere-hourTAH
Thousand board feet (2,36 m3)MBF
Thousand cubic metres per dayTQD
Thousand standard brick equivalentMBE
Ton of steam per hourTSH
Tonne of substance 90 per cent dryhourWHRWeberWEBWeekWEETSD
Trillion EURTRL
Troy ounceAPZ
Unknown unit of MeasureST
VoltVLT
WattWTT
Watt-hourWHR
WeberWEB
WeekWEE

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