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Barcode Specifications

The following is a list of trade organisations where you can obtain specifications on several of the popular bar code symbologies:

AIM-USA (Automatic Identification Manufacturers)
634 Alpha Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 663-8588
(412) 963-8753 Fax
http://www.aimusa.org
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Code 39
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Code 128 barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Codabar barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Code 93 barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - Code 16K barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - PDF417 barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - DataMatrix barcode
  • Uniform Symbol Specification - MaxiCode barcode
Uniform Code Council (UCC)
8163 Old Yankee Road, Suite J
Dayton, OH 45458
(513) 435-3870
(513) 435-4749 Fax
http://www.uc-council.org
  • UPC Symbol Specification Manual
EAN International
Rue Royale 29
B-1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
(011) 32 2 218 76 74
(011) 32 2 218 75 85 Fax
http://www.ean.be
  • General Specifications for European Article Numbering (EAN)
Japanese Standards Association
1-24, Akasaka 4, Minato-Ku
Tokyo 107 Japan
  • Bar Code Specifications for Japanese Article Numbering (JAN)
Symbol Technologies, Inc.
116 Wilbur Place
Bohemia, NY 11716
(516) 563-2400
(516) 244-4645 Fax
  • MSI (Modified Plessey)
US Postal Service (or contact your local Post Office)
Marketing Department
Regular Mail Services Division
US Postal Service HQ
475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW, Room 5541
Washington DC 20260-6336
  • A Guide to Business Mail Preparation
(Publication 25, Postnet & FIM)
International Standard Book Number-United States Agency
121 Chanlon Road
New Providence, NJ 07974
(908) 665-6770
(908) 665-2895