T0137 Packaging type code

This code list is valid for ESAP 6.

For Trade Item Information and ESAP 20 there is a separate version of T0137 Packaging type code.

International code list for package codes

The international code list UN/ECE: Rec No. 21 (.xls) contains codes for packages and logistic units. The code list is extensive and not clearly arranged. The two digits codes origin from Rec No. 21 and the three digits codes origin from GS1. The code list from GS1 consists of a subset of the Rec No. 21 codes with the addition of temporary codes for package types not yet comprised by Rec No. 21. The temporary codes start with the letter Z.

Code Pallet type Description Tare weight (g) Max height (mm) Platform height (mm)
202 Sea pallet Sea pallet 30000 1250 150
203 1/4 pallet Pallet 600 x 400 mm
AE Aerosol A spray can dispensing paint, furniture polish, etc, under pressure.
BA Barrel A container with slightly bulging sides and flat ends.
BJ Bucket A container with a handle, used for carrying water, mayonnaise, etc.
BME Blister, pinpack A pegged package fixed to a rigid back that can be hung up on a hook. Often paper or transparent plastic on cardboard.
BX Box/Crate A lidded package which can be made of cardboard, wood, plastic, tin, etc.
CA Can A rectangular container, usually with a screw lid.
CCE Cardboard carrier A package made of cardboard or paper. May be used for multipacks of cans, bottles, etc, but also for any product wrapped in paper.
CR Crate Reusable case with high sides.
CU Cup A small bowl shaped container. I.e. used for yoghurt.
CW Cage, roll Cage with bars on two or three sides. With wheels. 30000 1580
EN Bag Used for instant soups, diapers, kitchen paper, candy, etc.
FPE Foil Packaging using a metallic or plastic foil.
MC Crate, dairy A crate specifically used for dairy products.
MPE Multipack A container for the merchandising of multiple units of the same product or mixed packs. Used when the package type of the multipack cannot be found in this list.
NE Not packed Not packed
PA Packet A small box
PB Collared pallet Full pallet with a hard collar.
PE Full pallet Full size pallet. Measurements and quality according to EUR standard. 25000 1250 150
PU Tray A board with a ring for carrying small articles.
PX Full pallet, disposable Low quality pallet. Not for multiple use.
RO Roll Roll shaped package, such as jam refill or roll of chocolate.
SA Sack A large bag of coarse material, such as fabric, paper or plastic.
SK Case, skeleton Pallet with barred sides 1250 150
SW Shrinkwrapped Transparent or semi-transparent filmwrap.
TAE Tablet A rectangular package of aluminium foil or paper, e.g. a tablet of chocolate, crispbread.
TU Tube A screw-topped pliable cylinder.
TY Pressurized container (e.g. LPG or CO2) A metal container suitable for gases. (LPG or carbon dioxide)
UTE Plastic bag A bag made of plastic.
UVI Cardboard case pallet A cardboard case with a pallet base. 1250 150
VP Vacuum packed A package from which all air has been removed in order to keep the contents fresh.
Z01 Returnable full box This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z02 Returnable 50/80 box (in 80 position) This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z03 Returnable half box This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z04 Returnable full pallet (black) Returnable full size pallet, black (Svenska Retursystem) 23400 1250 150
Z05 Returnable half pallet Returnable half sice pallet (Svenska Retursystem) 11600 1250 150
Z06 Can, aluminium Can made of aluminium.
Z07 Jar, glass Jar made of glass.
Z08 Jar, plastic Jar made of plastic.
Z09 Can, metal Can made of metal.
Z1 Half pallet Half pallet according to ISO-0 standard (600 x 800 mm) 13000 1250 150
Z10 Returnable 50/80 box (in 50 position) This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z11 Returnable 110/140 box (in 110 position) This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z13 Plastic bottle, disposable Disposable plastic bottle.
Z14 Bottle, plastic reusable Reusable (refillable) plastic bottle.
Z15 Bottle, plastic recyclable Recyclable plastic bottle.
Z16 Capsule A packet containing another package, such as a glass jar.
Z17 Shrinkwrapped tray Tray covered with shrink wrapped plastic.
Z18 Slit box Box that is closed by folding lids together (traditional box).
Z19 Composite box Box composed of multiple materials
Z20 Modified Atmosphere Package containing a protective gas, such as carbon dioxide.
Z21 Flowpack Rectangular plastic package heated together at both ends.
Z22 Paraffin Used for packaging cheese
Z24 Gable top Package for liquids. Shaped like a gable top. Usually mad of cardboard.
Z25 Brick e.g. Tetra Brik/Slim
Z26 CHEP half pallet Half pallet within the CHEP system. 11000 1250 150
Z27 Tray for bottles Low stand for PET bottles stacked on pallet.
Z28 Returnable low half box This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z29 Bottle, glass Bottle made of glass
Z30 Indestine Indestine as sausage skin.
Z31 Tray, other Low stand for products like plants in pots. Made of plastic, cardboard or frigolite (Styrofoam)
Z32 Flower shelf Loose shelfes used in a flower container.
Z33 1/3 pallet Pallet 400 x 800 mm
Z35 CHEP full pallet Full pallet within the CHEP-system 25000 1250 150
Z36 Roll cage, dairy, high Roll cage especially designed for dairy products, high (1225 mm) 37000 1225
Z37 Roll cage, dairy, low Roll cage especially designed for dairy products, low (1018 mm) 38000 1018
Z38 Dolly, half pallet Low cart with wheels. Half pallet size. 1250
Z39 Egg container Container for eggs. 30000 1580
Z40 Plant container Container for plants. 1950
Z41 Potato container Container for potatoes. 30000 1580
Z42 Cheese pallet Special equipment for placing whole cheeses on a pallet.
Z43 Swine container Roll cage with special equipment for hanging whole and half swines 30000 1600
Z44 CHEP sea pallet Large pallet within the CHEP system 30000 1250 150
Z45 Can, cardboard Can made of cardboard.
Z46 Bottle, paper Bottle or brick package made of cardboard, with a screw lid.
Z47 Returnable 110/140 box (in 140 position) This code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z48 Bag, pinpack A bag with a pegged rigid top, that can be hung up on a hook.
Z49 Board, pinpack A pegged board that can be hung up on a hook. The product is fastened on the board.
Z50 Half pallet, disposable Low quality half size pallet (600 x 800 mm). Not for multiple use.
Z51 Returnable full pallet (gray) Returnable full size pallet, gray (Svenska Retursystem)
Z52 LPR full pallet Full size pallet within the LPR system
Z53 LPR half pallet Half size pallet within the LPR system