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AR# 20888

Packaging - What is the purpose of the bar code label?


General Description:

What is the bar code label on the shipping bag/reel, and what is it used for?


Bar code labels on each reel facilitate automated inventory control and component traceability. The bar code label on each reel provides customer identification, device part number, date code of the product, and quantity in the reel.

The label is an alphanumeric, medium density Code 39 label. This machine-readable label enhances inventory management and data input accuracy.

For more information on the bar code, please refer to the Device Package User Guide:


AR# 20888
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article