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The class service is used to retrieve IPC and CPC textual descriptions. If you are interested in accessing this service, please contact your sales representative.

This service is currently BETA. Request parameters and response formats may change.

/class/ipc_description

Method(s)GET | POST

Path

/class/ipc_description
/class/cpc_description

Parameter
ValuesDescription

@codeString: ex. A01B000122Classification code

Note on Input

code can be any segment of the entire classification, e.g.,

?code=A             # section
?code=A01           # section + class
?code=A01B          # section + class + sub-class
?code=A01B0001      # section + class + sub-class + group
?code=A01B000122    # section + class + sub-class + group + subgroup


Example:

wget -O- \
  --header 'x-user:x' \
  --header 'x-password:y' \
'http://cdws21.ificlaims.com/class/ipc_description?code=A01B000122'


Response

{
   "time" : "0.000",
   "status" : "success",
   "description" : [
      {
         "depth" : 4,
         "description" : "HUMAN NECESSITIES",
         "code" : "A"
      },
      {
         "depth" : 3,
         "description" : "AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING",
         "code" : "A01"
      },
      {
         "depth" : 2,
         "description" : "SOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; PARTS, DETAILS, OR ACCESSORIES OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINES OR IMPLEMENTS, IN GENERAL",
         "code" : "A01B"
      },
      {
         "depth" : 1,
         "description" : "Hand tools",
         "code" : "A01B000100"
      },
      {
         "depth" : 0,
         "description" : "Attaching the blades or the like to handles; Interchangeable or adjustable blades",
         "code" : "A01B000122"
      }
   ]
}
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