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What is a 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet document?
The 848 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Material Safety Data Sheet. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets.
The 848 EDI document type is used to convey information about controlled and potentially hazardous substances as required by the OSHA.
What makes up the 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet document?
An EDI 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. Data elements could include substance name, chemical name, hazardous properties, physical description, or other chemical properties, identical to a paper material safety data sheet. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 848 Material Safety Data Sheet. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet.
How is a 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet used?
The 848 EDI document is sent by companies who distribute controlled chemicals to companies buying the chemicals. After the 848 Material Safety Data Sheet is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 848 Material Safety Data Sheet was successfully received. It is extremely important that both trading partners have an agreement on how the 848 document is interpreted and displayed, since the information must meet a standard and failure to do so can result in liability.
How is a 848 - Material Safety Data Sheet processed?
An EDI solution is required to process the EDI documents received into an ERP or accounting system or into a readable format for manual entry. Each trading partner will have an EDI Implementation guide outlining the specific segments, data elements, values accepted, and the applicable business rules to be followed.
eBridge Connections has pre-built maps for all EDI transaction documents including 850 purchase orders, 810 invoices, and 856 advance shipping notices.