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FDA Data Element Number.

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEN-10213

Data Element Name. Weight

Description. Weight is the amount that an object weighs.

Source. ASTM; Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary

Relationship. Height.

FDA Specifications. Weight shall consist of alphanumeric entries of a maximum of 10 characters in length. Unless otherwise specified in the field, the default value shall always be in kilograms.

CDER Specifications. No further specifications.

FDA Approved Date. This data element is pending approval as an FDA Demographics Data Element.

CDER Approved Date. September 12, 1995.

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values. There are no pre-defined values.