UPC Specifications

About UPC A & UPC E:

The UPC-A symbol is used for the 12 digit retail barcode numbers (GTINs) assigned for use on fixed weight consumer products intended for sale in North America.  The UPC-E symbol is used for small retail products which cannot accomodate a UPC A symbol.

UPC A Specifications

  • Min. size 29.83 mm x 20.73 mm
  • Max. size74.58 mm x 51.82 mm
  • Nominal dimensions 37.29 mm x 25.91 mm
  • X dimension at nominal size 0.330 mm
  • Light Margins Both 2.97 mm (9x)
  • Bar Height 22.85 mm at nominal size 

 

 UPC A

UPC E Specifications

  • Min. size 17.69mm x 20.73mm
  • Max. size 44.22mm x 51.82mm
  • Nominal dimensions 22.11mm x 25.91 mm
  • X dimension at nominal size 0.330 mm
  • Light Margins Both 2.97 mm (9x)
  • Bar Height 22.85 mm at nominal size 

 

UPC E