What barcodes are used in the UK?

What barcodes are used in the UK?

The greater majority of all retail barcode numbers used in the UK are EAN-13 format barcodes. These are 13-digit numbers that all come from an international database, and they are all encoded into barcode format using the EAN-13 symbology.

How do I get a barcode for my product UK?

How do I get barcodes for my products?

  1. Obtain a GS1 Company Prefix from GS1 UK.
  2. After you have your company’s prefix, you can then assign ID numbers to your products or services.
  3. Select what is the right type of barcode for your product.

What do UK barcodes start with?

Companies like Barcode1 UK, who sell barcodes for a one off cost, provide numbers typically starting with 06, 07 or 08 (which signifies the barcodes originated in the USA).

Are UPC codes used in UK?

GS1 GTINs, EAN and UPC barcodes are used in the UK and all over the world. Over 150 countries use the GS1 System – with over 6 billion GS1 barcodes scanned every day!

What is the difference between GTIN-13 and GTIN 14?

GTIN-13 (EAN/UCC-13): this is a 13-digit number used predominately outside of North America. GTIN-14 (EAN/UCC-14 or ITF-14): this is a 14-digit number used to identify trade items at various packaging levels.

Can 2 items have same barcode?

Although the manufacturer may have one barcode for the product, the reseller (retailer) may put their OWN barcode on the product, thus having the same product with 2 separate barcodes. A2A. Short answer is YES, it’s possible.

How much do barcodes cost UK?

Barcode Numbers (barcode prices include barcode images, barcode registration & guarantee)

Quantity Price per Barcode (buy barcodes here)
5 + £22 each
10 £19 each
15 £17.50 each
20 £13.50 each

How small can a barcode be UK?

What size should my barcode be? The nominal size of an UPC-12 image is 37.3mm wide x 25.9mm high. The minimum recommended size is 80% of the nominal size (i.e. 30mm wide). The maximum recommended size is 200% of the nominal size (i.e. 74.6mm wide).

What does the first digit of a barcode mean?

UPC-A barcodes consist of 12 numbers. The first digit identifies the numbering system. The next five digits identify the manufacturer, while the second five digits identify the specific product. The last number is a check digit. The last number is a check digit.

What type of barcode has 13 digits?

What is an EAN-13 Barcode? The EAN-13 barcode is used more than any other barcode worldwide. The EAN-13 barcode encodes a GTIN-13 and is used to identify individual items at retail point of sale. It can also be used for trade units sold to consumers, e.g. a case of wine.

Do I need a barcode for my product UK?

Whether you’re selling your products in store or online, you’ll need a specific number to identify your product. This is a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) – the number you see under a barcode – also known as an EAN or UPC. GS1 UK is the only authorised provider of unique GTINs.

What is a tun barcode?

An ITF-14 (also known as GTIN 14 or TUN) is a 14-digit code used on the delivery box for a retail product (based on the retail product’s 13-digit barcode number).