ISO 28219:2009-Packaging- Labelling and dpm w/linear bar code and 2D symbols
This International Standard defines minimum requirements for identifying items;provides guidelines for item marking with machine-readable symbols;covers both labels and direct marking of items;includes testing procedures for label adhesive characteristics and mark durability;provides guidance for the formatting on the label of data presented in linear bar code, two-dimensional symbol or human readable form;is intended for applications which include, but are not limited to, support of systems that automate the control of items during the processes of: - production;
- field service;
- point of sale;
- repair, and
is intended to include, but it is not limited to, multiple industries including: - automotive;
- consumer items;
- health care;
This International Standard does not supersede or replace any applicable safety or regulatory marking or labeling requirements. This International Standard is meant to satisfy the minimum item marking requirements of numerous applications and industry groups and as such its applicability is to a wide range of industries, each of which may have specific implementation guidelines for it. This International Standard is to be applied in addition to any other mandated labeling direct-marking requirements.
This International Standard provides a means for items, parts and components to be marked, and read in either fixtured or handheld scanning environments at any manufacturer's facility and then read by customers purchasing items for subsequent manufacturing operations or for final end use. Intended applications include, but are not limited to supply chain applications, e.g. inventory, distribution, manufacturing, quality control, acquisition, transportation, supply, repair, and disposal.
The figures are illustrative and not necessarily to scale or to the quality requirements specified in this International Standard.
Publication date: January 2009