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Barcode labels
Barcode labels

Barcode labels can be printed and supplied by Infalabel Ltd, (pre-printed barcode labels can also be supplied for you to overprint, by our label design and printing service).

What is a barcode label?

A barcode label is an optical machine-readable representation of information, which shows data about the object to which it is attached. Barcode labels represent data by varying the widths and spacings of parallel lines and are always printed in black ink on a white background.

Common barcode label types and their common applications:

Barcode label type Commonly used for...
Code 39 barcode labels Consecutive numbering
Code 128 barcode labels Counting, batch numbers, serial numbers, shipping and box labels
European Article Number (EAN 13) Marking products sold at retail point of sale
European Article Number (EAN 8) Marking smaller retail goods such as confectionery
UPC (Universal Product Code) Tracking trade items in store. The only barcode allowed for scanning trade items at the point of sale
ITF 14 Typically used on product packaging, such as a case box of 24 cans of food

To order barcode labels please telephone us on: +44 (0)1902 635 106 or request a call-back.

How are barcode labels read?

Barcode labels were originally scanned by special optical scanners called barcode readers. Some barcodes are now readable via devices such as desktop printers and smartphones.

What are barcode labels used for?

Infalabel Ltd print barcode labels for customers in a range of industries. Some of the applications they are used are listed below.

To order barcode labels please telephone us on: +44 (0)1902 635 106, or request a call-back.