D13A


Message D13A/SAFHAZ

Safety and hazard data message

The Safety and hazard data message is to enable the communication of safety data and advice on relevant materials supplied to industrial customers so as to enable them to take measures to protect their employees and the environment from any potential harmful effects from these materials.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Safety and hazard data message is SAFHAZ. Note: Safety and hazard data messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 SAFHAZ 0052 D 0054 13A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment for unique identification of the Safety and Hazard Data Message.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents that relate to the entire message, e.g. an EEC regulation number, and EPA regulation id, etc.

DTM

C(10) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates, times, and/or periods that are relevant to the whole message. The segment must be specified at least once to identify the document date.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with free text information, in coded or clear form, that applies to the entire message.

SG1 C(10) : NAD-RFF-SG2

A group of segments identifying the parties involved in the transaction, the contact method(s) and mean(s), and optionally any reference required for a specific party.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a party name and address, either by coded identification or in clear form. The identity of the party responsible for placing the substances/materials on the market must be identified in accordance with legal requirements. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified, e.g. the Buyer and Seller of Goods are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents that relate to a specific party, e.g. contract number, order number, etc.

SG2 C(10) : CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the contact person or department for a trading partner and specifying the communication channel and number. This segment must appear at least once to identify the emergency contact of the goods supplier.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment specifying the communication method, e.g. telephone and means, e.g. telephone number, for the specified contact.

SG3 M(1000) : DOC-IMD-PIA-MEA-RCS-RFF-DTM-FTX-SG4-SG6

A group of segments providing the safety and hazard details of a substance to enable appropriate precautions to be taken. Each occurrence of the detail section relates directly to one Safety Data Sheet, i.e. one substance or product.

DOC

M(1) : Document/message details

A segment for identifying the start of the data relevant to a specific substance and, where possible, identifying the suppliers product id.

IMD

C(999) : Item description

A segment for identifying or describing the substance. This must be identical to the identification information provided on the label. Other means of identification available may also be given.

PIA

C(10) : Additional product id

A segment providing additional codes to further identify the substance specified in the LIN segment.

MEA

C(10) : Measurements

A segment enabling the physical measurements of the substance to be specified where this is required for full identification.

RCS

C(10) : Requirements and conditions

A segment enabling any necessary industry/national/ international regulations relating to the substance to be identified.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents that relate to the specific product or substance.

DTM

C(10) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the date of issue and/or change Safety data.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information relating to the substance is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

SG4 C(10) : NAD-RFF-SG5

A group of segments identifying the parties involved in the transaction, the contact method(s) and mean(s), and optionally any reference required for a specific party.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a party name and address, either by coded identification or in clear form. The identity of the party responsible for placing substances/materials on the market must be identified in accordance with legal requirements. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified, e.g. the Buyer and Seller of Goods are known to each other, thus only the coded is required.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents that related to a specific party, e.g. order number, contract number, etc.

SG5 C(10) : CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the contact person or department for a trading partner and specifying the communication channel and number. This segment must appear at least once to identify the emergency contact of the goods supplier.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment specifying the communication method, e.g. telephone and means e.g. telephone number, for the specified contact.

SG6 C(20) : SFI-PIA-EQD-FTX-SG7-SG9-SG10-SG11-SG13

A group of segments specifying the relevant information for one aspect of Safety and Hazard data.

SFI

M(1) : Safety information

A segment identifying the hazard/safety report section (e.g. one of the 16 sections required by EEC law) or type that the group of segments is associated with.

PIA

C(10) : Additional product id

A segment identifying the specific substance related to the hazard.

EQD

C(99) : Equipment details

A segment identifying a type or specific piece of equipment required to handle, store or transport the substance.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information related to the specific hazard is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

SG7 C(10) : NAD-RFF-SG8

A group of segments identifying the parties involved in the transaction, the contact method(s) and mean(s), and optionally any reference required for specific party.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a party name and address, either by coded identification or in clear form. The identity of the party responsible for placing the substances/materials on the market must be identified in accordance with legal requirements. It is recommended that where possible only the coded form of the party ID should be specified, e.g. the Buyer and Seller of Goods are known to each other, thus only the coded ID is required.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment for referencing documents that relate to a specific party, e.g. order number, contract number, etc.

SG8 C(10) : CTA-COM

A group of segments identifying the contact person or department for a trading partner and specifying the communications channel and number. This segment must appear at least once to identify the emergency contact of the good supplier.

CTA

M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or department and their function, to whom communications should be directed.

COM

C(5) : Communication contact

A segment specifying the communication method, e.g. telephone and means, e.g. telephone number, for the specified contact.

SG9 C(10) : HAN-FTX

A group of segments giving any necessary handling information.

HAN

M(1) : Handling instructions

A segment providing information on the handling of hazardous materials.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information related to the handling or storage of the substance is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

SG10 C(999) : IMD-MEA-PCD-RFF-FTX

A group of segments providing safety and health hazard information.

IMD

M(1) : Item description

A segment identifying a hazardous component of the substance.

MEA

C(10) : Measurements

A segment specifying measurements and tolerances of exposure, storage conditions, etc. for the component.

PCD

C(10) : Percentage details

A segment specifying the percentage of the hazardous substance that the component occupies.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment identifying documents or regulations relevant to the specific component of the hazardous substance.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information related to the safety or health hazard information is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

SG11 C(10) : DGS-RFF-FTX-SG12

A group of segments providing information relating to the transportation of a substance.

DGS

M(1) : Dangerous goods

A segment identifying transport related information for the movement of hazardous goods.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment identifying additional documents or regulations relevant to the movement of hazardous goods.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information related to the transport of the hazardous goods is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

SG12 C(10) : PAC-PCI

A group of segments providing information relating to the packaging of a substance.

PAC

M(1) : Package

A segment describing the type of packages/physical units in which the substance is transported or stored.

PCI

C(10) : Package identification

A segment identifying the markings and labels on the packages containing the substance, i.e. the package/box label.

SG13 C(999) : CCI-IMD-FTX-CAV-SG14-SG15

A group of segments providing information relating to the physical and chemical characteristics and properties of a substance. When required other related information will be given, e.g. stability, ecological, etc.

CCI

M(1) : Characteristic/class id

A segment identifying particular characteristic about which information will be required.

IMD

C(10) : Item description

A segment further describing the characteristic of a substance or component of a substance.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used when additional information related to the physical of chemical property is needed but cannot be accommodated within other segments.

CAV

C(10) : Characteristic value

A segment identifying the value of attributes.

SG14 C(10) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments identifying documents/regulations and, if required, their dates relevant to the characteristic.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment identifying additional documents or regulations relevant to the specific characteristic.

DTM

C(10) : Date/time/period

A segment specifying the dates, times, and/or periods that are relevant for the document or regulation.

SG15 C(10) : MEA-TEM-DTM-RFF-FTX

A group of segments providing measurements and test results related to the substances physical and chemical property.

MEA

M(1) : Measurements

A segment specifying the physical/chemical property measurements, e.g. melting point, boiling point, etc.

TEM

C(10) : Test method

A segment specifying the type and nature of the test performed to obtain the measurement.

DTM

C(10) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying the date/time/period when the test result was obtained.

RFF

C(10) : Reference

A segment identifying documents or regulations relevant to the specific test result.

FTX

C(99) : Free text

A segment with text information, in coded or clear form, used to give additional information relating to the test.

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
RFF, Reference                                C       10
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       10
FTX, Free text                                C       99

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C       10 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C       10        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C       10 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- M     1000 -------+
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1        |
IMD, Item description                         C      999        |
PIA, Additional product id                    C       10        |
MEA, Measurements                             C       10        |
RCS, Requirements and conditions              C       10        |
RFF, Reference                                C       10        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       10        |
FTX, Free text                                C       99        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C       10 ------+|
NAD, Name and address                         M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C       10       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C       10 -----+||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1      |||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------++|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C       20 ------+|
SFI, Safety information                       M        1       ||
PIA, Additional product id                    C       10       ||
EQD, Equipment details                        C       99       ||
FTX, Free text                                C       99       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       10 -----+||
NAD, Name and address                         M        1      |||
RFF, Reference                                C       10      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C       10 ----+|||
CTA, Contact information                      M        1     ||||
COM, Communication contact                    C        5     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C       10 -----+||
HAN, Handling instructions                    M        1      |||
FTX, Free text                                C       99      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ C      999 -----+||
IMD, Item description                         M        1      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C       10      |||
PCD, Percentage details                       C       10      |||
RFF, Reference                                C       10      |||
FTX, Free text                                C       99      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 11 ------------------------ C       10 -----+||
DGS, Dangerous goods                          M        1      |||
RFF, Reference                                C       10      |||
FTX, Free text                                C       99      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 12 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
PAC, Package                                  M        1     ||||
PCI, Package identification                   C       10     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 13 ------------------------ C      999 -----+||
CCI, Characteristic/class id                  M        1      |||
IMD, Item description                         C       10      |||
FTX, Free text                                C       99      |||
CAV, Characteristic value                     C       10      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 14 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
RFF, Reference                                M        1     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       10     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------+|||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 15 ------------------------ C       10 ----+|||
MEA, Measurements                             M        1     ||||
TEM, Test method                              C       10     ||||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C       10     ||||
RFF, Reference                                C       10     ||||
FTX, Free text                                C       99     ||||
---- --------------------------------------------------------++++
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1