1. ERROR ID: none
  2. DESCRIPTION: This is a DATA exception error. The system tried to execute an instruction that works with packed decimal numbers and found the numbers to be incorrectly formatted. This error commonly occurs in PL/I and COBOL programs when working with data that has been incorrectly converted after inputting from cards or some other file or when numeric fields declared to contain packed decimal data are not initialized prior to use.
  3. CORRECTIVE PROCEDURE: Either correct the data or the conversion format in your program.