BS EN 1573:2015 - Bar code. Multi industry transport label

BS EN 1573:2015

Bar code. Multi industry transport label

Status : Current, Under review   Published : November 2015



This European Standard: - specifies the general requirements for the design of transport labels containing linear bar code and two-dimensional symbols for use by a wide range of industries; - provides for traceability of transported units via a unique transport unit identifier code or 'licence plate', and supplemented where necessary by other identified data presented both in bar code and human readable form; - provides a choice of linear bar code and two-dimensional symbologies; - specifies quality requirements, classes of bar code density; - provides recommendations as to label material, size and the inclusion of free text and any appropriate graphics. This European Standard draws considerably on the content of ISO 15394:2009. As such, common material will not be repeated here but detailed references will be provided to that standard. However, this European Standard: - defines some features in a more precise manner for use in the European context; - provides additional advice possible since the publication of ISO 15394:2009. This European Standard can be used as the single source, sufficient for an overview and to enable information flows to be incorporated into business systems. ISO 15394 is more relevant to those who are undertaking detailed label design, particularly compliant label generating software.

Standard NumberBS EN 1573:2015
TitleBar code. Multi industry transport label
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 November 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO/IEC 15416:2016, EN ISO/IEC 15438, ISO/IEC 16022, ISO 15394:2009, ISO/IEC 15434, ISO/IEC 15438, ISO/IEC 15459-1, ISO/IEC 16388, EN ISO/IEC 15416, ISO/IEC 15417, ISO/IEC 15418, ISO/IEC 18004, ISO/IEC 15416
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1556, ISO/IEC 16023, ISO/IEC 15459-2:2015
ReplacesBS EN 1573:1997
International RelationshipsEN 1573:2015
Draft Superseded By05/30127471 DC14/30293509 DC
DescriptorsMaterials handling, Unit loads, Design, Packages, Data processing, Identification methods, Optical character recognition, Labels, Dimensions, Graphic symbols, Freight containers, Number plates, Freight transport, Bar codes, Data representation
Title in FrenchCode à barres. Etiquette de transport multisectorielle
Title in GermanStrichcodierung. Branchenübergreifendes Transportetikett
ISBN978 0 580 85041 7
File Size4.193 MB

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