Interleaved 2 of 5

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Interleaved 2 of 5

Interleaved 2 of 5 is a high-density numeric barcode symbology.

Also known as: ITF, Code 2 of 5 Interleaved, USD-1, USS-Interleaved 2 of 5.


  • ITF-14 is a variant of Interleaved 2 of 5 that should be used when encoding a fourteen-digit GTIN.

Standards: ISO/IEC 16390, ANSI/AIM BC2 - USS Interleaved 2 of 5, BS EN 801.

Data and Options

  • The data can consist of any number of digits.
  • The includecheck option calculates the check digit.
  • The includecheckintext option makes the calculated checksum appear in the human readable text.
  • If the length of the symbol including the possible check digit would be odd then the data is prefixed by 0.


Data:    0123456789
Encoder: interleaved2of5

Data:    2401234567
Options: includecheck includetext includecheckintext
Encoder: interleaved2of5