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List 80: Product packaging type

Value Description Notes Issue number Modified in Issue
00 No outer packaging No packaging, or all smaller items enclosed inside largest item 13
01 Slip-sleeve Thin card or soft plastic sleeve, much less rigid than a slip case 1 21
02 Clamshell Packaging consisting of formed plastic sealed around each side of the product. Not to be confused with single-sided Blister pack 1 17
03 Keep case Typical DVD-style packaging, sometimes known as an ‘Amaray’ case 1 17
05 Jewel case Typical CD-style packaging 1 17
06 Digipak Common CD-style packaging, a card folder with one or more panels incorporating a tray, hub or pocket to hold the disc(s) 21
09 In box Individual item, items or set in card box with separate or hinged lid: not to be confused with the commonly-used ‘boxed set’ 2 17
10 Slip-cased Slip-case for single item only: German ‘Schuber’ 2
11 Slip-cased set Slip-case for multi-volume set: German ‘Kassette’; also commonly referred to as ‘boxed set’ 2
12 Tube Rolled in tube or cylinder: eg sheet map or poster 2
13 Binder Use for miscellaneous items such as slides, microfiche, when presented in a binder 2
14 In wallet or folder Use for miscellaneous items such as slides, microfiche, when presented in a wallet or folder 2
15 Long triangular package Long package with triangular cross-section used for rolled sheet maps, posters etc 7
16 Long square package Long package with square cross-section used for rolled sheet maps, posters, etc 7
17 Softbox (for DVD) 8
18 Pouch In pouch, eg teaching materials in a plastic bag or pouch 8
19 Rigid plastic case In duroplastic or other rigid plastic case, eg for a class set 8
20 Cardboard case In cardboard case, eg for a class set 8
21 Shrink-wrapped Use for products or product bundles supplied for retail sale in shrink-wrapped packaging. For shrink-wrapped packs of multiple products for trade supply only, see code XL in List 7 8
22 Blister pack A pack comprising a pre-formed plastic blister and a printed card with a heat-seal coating 8
23 Carry case A case with carrying handle, typically for a set of educational books and/or learning materials 8
24 In tin Individual item, items or set in metal box or can with separate or hinged lid 34
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