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SSCC-18 is an implementation of the GS1-128 barcode symbology with AI (00) that is typically used to encode an eighteen-digit shipping container serial number.
Also known as: EAN-18, NVE.
Standards: ISO/IEC 15417, ANSI/AIM BC4-1999 ISS, BS EN 799, GS1 General Specifications.
Data and Options
- The data field input is provided in GS1 Application Identifier standard format and must be a solitary AI (00) with seventeen or eighteen digits of a Serial Shipping Container Code, i.e.
- Arbitrary spacing may be placed between the digits to format the human readable text without interfering with the encoded data.
- If seventeen digits of primary data are supplied then the check digit is calculated automatically. Otherwise the provided check digit will be verified.
Identical symbols, input provided with and without a check digit:
Data: (00)006141411234567890 Options: includetext Encoder: sscc18
Data: (00)00614141123456789 Options: includetext Encoder: sscc18