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Abbreviations and Definitions

A

Alpha

ACL

Applied Color Label

AGST

All Glass Sprinkler Top

AMB

Amber

AQ

Any Quantity

AQL

Acceptable Quality Level

Av GR/CWT

Average Gross/Hundred Weight

B

Bag

BB

Base Box

BR

Boston Round

B/S

Both Sides

BUF

Buff (Pigmented Hibake Lacquer)

BUF/IS

Buff Inside

C

Hundred

C-1P-V

Coat, One Print, Varnish

CHD

Closed–Head Drum

CK

Cork

CL

Carload

CLS

Colorless Lacquer

CMI

Can Manufacturers’ Institute

C.O.D

Collect on Delivery

CR

Child Resistant

CRC

Child Resistant Closures

CRTN

Carton

CS

Case

CT

Continuous Thread

Cu. Ft

Cubic Foot

CYL

Cylinder

D

Delta

D & C

Drug & Chemical

DOT

Department of Transportation

E & B

Ear & Bail

EAP

Each Additional Print

FLT

Flint

FOB

Free-on-Board

GA

Gauge

GAL

Gallon

G.C.M.I

Glass Container Mfrs. Inst.

GPS

General Purpose Polystyrene

GR

Gross

H & C

Household & Chemical

HDPE

High Density Polyethylene

ICC

Interstate Commerce Commission

ID

Inside Diameter

IL

Inside Lacquer

IS

Inside

KD

Knock Down

LAC

Lacquer

LAC/IS

Lacquer Inside

LC

Lug Cover (Pail)

LCL

Less than Carload

LDPE

Low Density Polyethylene

LOS

Lacquer One Side

LTL

Less than Truckload

M

Thousand

Min. Wt.

Minimum Weight

mm

Millimeter

MUP

Molded Urea Products

MVT

Moisture Vapor Transmission

MW

Minimum Weight Factor

NACD

National Association of Container Distributors

NAT

Natural

NF

National Formulary

NM

Narrow Mouth

NMFC

National Motor Freight Classification

NN

Narrow Neck

NO

Number

N/R CTN

Nonreturnable Carton

NR

Nonreturnable

NZL

Nozzle

OBL

Oblong

OD

Outside Diameter

OS

Outside

OZ

Ounce

P or PAL

Pallet

PD

Private Design (cap & closure)

PE

Polyethylene

PHEN

Phenolic (Pigmented Epoxy Hibake Lacquer)

PL or PLN

Plain

PLN/IN

Plain Inside

PLN/OS

Plain Outside

PM

Private Mold

P & P

Pharmaceutical & Proprietary

P-P/SPT

C & S Push-Pull Spout Cap & Seal

PS

Polystyrene

PSI

Pounds per Square Inch

Q & S

Quality & Specifications

R-Hdle.

Rigid Handle

RI

Rust Inhibitor (Spray Coat Colorless Lacquer)

RS

Reshipper

RSC

Regular Slotted Case

RX

Prescription

SC

Service Carton

SOC

Stopover Car

SPI

Society of Plastic Industries

SRP

Short run Premium-added

SS

Straight Sided

SU

Set up

TN

Tapered Nesting

TP

Tin Plate

TT

Tripletite

USP

United States Pharmacopoeia

Vol.

Volume

WM

Wide Mouth

WT

Weight