EAN 8 Specifications

The EAN 8 symbol is used to print the 8 digit GTIN numbers allocated to identify very small retail products. The numbers are allocated directly by GS1 Ireland to a specific product.

EAN 8 Specifications:

  • Min. size: 21.38 mm x 17.05 mm
  • Max. size: 53.46 mm x 42.62 mm
  • Nominal dimensions: 26.73 mm x 21.31 mm
  • X dimension at nominal size: 0.330 mm
  • Magnification factor: 80% to 200% from nominal dimension.
  • Light Margin: Left 2.31mm, Right 2.31mm 
  • Min Bar Height: 18.23 mm at nominal size
  • Target Location: Rear lower right quadrant


EAN 8 Barcode Symbol


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