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ITF 14

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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

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ITF-14 is an implementation of the Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode symbology that is typically used to encode a GTIN-14, GTIN-13 or GTIN-12.

Also known as: UPC Shipping Container Symbol, SCS, UPC Case Code.

Standards: ISO/IEC 16390, ANSI/AIM BC2-1995 USS, BS EN 801, GS1 General Specifications.

Data and Options

  • The data consists of either thirteen or fourteen digits.
  • Arbitrary spacing may be placed between the digits to format the human readable text without interfering with the encoded data.
  • If thirteen digits are supplied then the check digit is calculated automatically. Otherwise the provided check digit must be correct.


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

0 0 moveto (04601234567893) (includetext)
/itf14 / findresource exec
0 0 moveto (0460123456789) (includetext)
/itf14 / findresource exec

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