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Canada Customs HS Tariff Units of Measure

Throughout the Canadian HS Tariff Schedule, the following codes have been used to identify units of measure. Where the symbol "-" appears, neither a unit of measure code nor a quantity are required.
  • CTM - Mass in carats
  • DZN - Number of dozen
  • GRM - Mass in grams
  • GRO - Gross (12 dozen)
  • HLT - Liquid volume in hectolitres
  • KGM - Mass in kilograms
  • KNS - Mass in kilograms of named substance
  • KSD - Mass in kilograms air dry
  • LPA - Liquid volume in litres of pure alcohol
  • LTR - Liquid volume in litres
  • MBQ - Radioactivity in megabecquerels
  • MIL - Thousands
  • MTK - Area in square metres
  • MTQ - Volume in cubic metres
  • MTR - Metres
  • MWH - Electrical energy in megawatt-hours
  • NAP - Number of packages
  • NMB - Number
  • PAR - Number of pairs
  • SET - Number of sets
  • TMQ - Volume in thousands of cubic metres
  • TNE - Mass in metric tonnes
  • TSD - Mass in metric tonnes air dry
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