T0137 Packaging type code

This code list is valid for ESAP 6.

For Trade Item Information 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 valueFörpackningstypDescriptionTomvikt (g)Maxhöjd (mm)Platform height (mm)
202Sea palletSea pallet300001250150
2031/4 palletPallet 600 x 400 mm
AEAerosolA spray can dispensing paint, furniture polish, etc, under pressure.
BABarrelA container with slightly bulging sides and flat ends.
BJBucketA container with a handle, used for carrying water, mayonnaise, etc.
BMEBlister, pinpackA pegged package fixed to a rigid back that can be hung up on a hook. Often paper or transparent plastic on cardboard.
BXBox/CrateA lidded package which can be made of cardboard, wood, plastic, tin, etc.
CACanA rectangular container, usually with a screw lid.
CCECardboard carrierA package made of cardboard or paper. May be used for multipacks of cans, bottles, etc, but also for any product wrapped in paper.
CRCrateReusable case with high sides.
CUCupA small bowl shaped container. I.e. used for yoghurt.
CWCage, rollCage with bars on two or three sides. With wheels.300001580
ENBagUsed for instant soups, diapers, kitchen paper, candy, etc.
FPEFoilPackaging using a metallic or plastic foil.
MCCrate, dairyA crate specifically used for dairy products.
MPEMultipackA 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.
NENot packedNot packed
PAPacketA small box
PBCollared palletFull pallet with a hard collar.
PEFull palletFull size pallet. Measurements and quality according to EUR standard.250001250150
PUTrayA board with a ring for carrying small articles.
PXFull pallet, disposableLow quality pallet. Not for multiple use.
RORollRoll shaped package, such as jam refill or roll of chocolate.
SASackA large bag of coarse material, such as fabric, paper or plastic.
SKCase, skeletonPallet with barred sides1250150
SWShrinkwrappedTransparent or semi-transparent filmwrap.
TAETabletA rectangular package of aluminium foil or paper, e.g. a tablet of chocolate, crispbread.
TUTubeA screw-topped pliable cylinder.
TYPressurized container (e.g. LPG or CO2)A metal container suitable for gases. (LPG or carbon dioxide)
UTEPlastic bagA bag made of plastic.
UVICardboard case palletA cardboard case with a pallet base.1250150
VPVacuum packedA package from which all air has been removed in order to keep the contents fresh.
Z01Returnable full boxThis code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z02Returnable 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.
Z03Returnable half boxThis code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z04Returnable full pallet (black)Returnable full size pallet, black (Svenska Retursystem)234001250150
Z05Returnable half palletReturnable half sice pallet (Svenska Retursystem)116001250150
Z06Can, aluminiumCan made of aluminium.
Z07Jar, glassJar made of glass.
Z08Jar, plasticJar made of plastic.
Z09Can, metalCan made of metal.
Z1Half palletHalf pallet according to ISO-0 standard (600 x 800 mm)130001250150
Z10Returnable 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.
Z11Returnable 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.
Z13Plastic bottle, disposableDisposable plastic bottle.
Z14Bottle, plastic reusableReusable (refillable) plastic bottle.
Z15Bottle, plastic recyclableRecyclable plastic bottle.
Z16CapsuleA packet containing another package, such as a glass jar.
Z17Shrinkwrapped trayTray covered with shrink wrapped plastic.
Z18Slit boxBox that is closed by folding lids together (traditional box).
Z19Composite boxBox composed of multiple materials
Z20Modified AtmospherePackage containing a protective gas, such as carbon dioxide.
Z21FlowpackRectangular plastic package heated together at both ends.
Z22ParaffinUsed for packaging cheese
Z24Gable topPackage for liquids. Shaped like a gable top. Usually mad of cardboard.
Z25Bricke.g. Tetra Brik/Slim
Z26CHEP half palletHalf pallet within the CHEP system.110001250150
Z27Tray for bottlesLow stand for PET bottles stacked on pallet.
Z28Returnable low half boxThis code has been withdrawn. Instead use the code for 'crate' (CR). The different types of SRS cases are indicated sing deposit code.
Z29Bottle, glassBottle made of glass
Z30IndestineIndestine as sausage skin.
Z31Tray, otherLow stand for products like plants in pots. Made of plastic, cardboard or frigolite (Styrofoam)
Z32Flower shelfLoose shelfes used in a flower container.
Z331/3 palletPallet 400 x 800 mm
Z35CHEP full palletFull pallet within the CHEP-system250001250150
Z36Roll cage, dairy, highRoll cage especially designed for dairy products, high (1225 mm)370001225
Z37Roll cage, dairy, lowRoll cage especially designed for dairy products, low (1018 mm)380001018
Z38Dolly, half palletLow cart with wheels. Half pallet size.1250
Z39Egg containerContainer for eggs.300001580
Z40Plant containerContainer for plants.1950
Z41Potato containerContainer for potatoes.300001580
Z42Cheese palletSpecial equipment for placing whole cheeses on a pallet.
Z43Swine containerRoll cage with special equipment for hanging whole and half swines300001600
Z44CHEP sea palletLarge pallet within the CHEP system300001250150
Z45Can, cardboardCan made of cardboard.
Z46Bottle, paperBottle or brick package made of cardboard, with a screw lid.
Z47Returnable 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.
Z48Bag, pinpackA bag with a pegged rigid top, that can be hung up on a hook.
Z49Board, pinpackA pegged board that can be hung up on a hook. The product is fastened on the board.
Z50Half pallet, disposableLow quality half size pallet (600 x 800 mm). Not for multiple use.
Z51Returnable full pallet (gray)Returnable full size pallet, gray (Svenska Retursystem)
Z52LPR full palletFull size pallet within the LPR system
Z53LPR half palletHalf size pallet within the LPR system