GS1 DataBar Limited

Terry Burton edited this page Apr 15, 2018 · 14 revisions

GS1 DataBar Limited

GS1 DataBar Limited is fixed-length, linear barcode symbology that can be used to encode a GTIN-14 beginning with 0 or 1 for in-house applications.

Also known as: RSS Limited.


  • GS1 DataBar Limited Composite is a variant of GS1 DataBar Limited that should be used when a CC-A or CC-B GS1 composite 2D component is required.

Standards: ISO/IEC 24724, ITS Reduced Space Symbology (RSS), AIM ISS - Reduced Space Symbology (RSS), GS1 General Specifications.

Data and Options

  • The data field input is provided in GS1 Application Identifier standard format and must be a solitary AI (01) with thirteen or fourteen digits of a GTIN starting with 0 or 1, i.e. (01)0... or (01)1....
  • If thirteen digits of AI (01) data are supplied then the check digit is calculated automatically, otherwise the provided check digit will be verified.
  • Deprecated: For internal use. The linkage option signifies the presence of a GS1 composite 2D component.


Identical symbols, input provided with and without a check digit:

Data:    (01)15012345678907
Encoder: databarlimited
Data:    (01)1501234567890
Encoder: databarlimited

Symbologies Reference

Point of Sale

GS1 DataBar

Supply Chain

Two-dimensional Symbols

One-dimensional Symbols

Postal Symbols

Pharmaceutical Symbols

Less-used Symbols

GS1 Composite Symbols

Raw Symbols

Partial Symbols

Clone this wiki locally
You can’t perform that action at this time.
You signed in with another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session. You signed out in another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session.
Press h to open a hovercard with more details.