Saturday, January 3, 2009

Facts unknown about bar codes!!!!!!!!!!


Nowadays you can find every other product we purchase has a bar code giving the information’s about it. One such information is the country name of the product. Bar codes are generally of the form 690.691.692.234 the first 3 digits indicates the country which is the manufacturer of the product. So here are some of the codes of the countries.

471 is Made in Taiwan 50: United Kingdom 520: Greece 528: Lebanon
529: Cyprus 531: Macedonia 535: Malta 539: Ireland
590: Poland 560: Portugal 5 69: Iceland 57: Denmark 599:Hungary 594: Romania 57: Denmark
609: Mauritius 611: Morocco 613: Algeria 619: Tunisia
00-13: USA & Canada 30-37: France 40-44: Germany
45: Japan (also 49) 46: Russian Federation 471: Taiwan 474: Estonia
475: Latvia 477: Lithuania 479: Sri Lanka 480: Philippines
482: Ukraine 484: Moldova 485: Armenia 486: Georgia
487: Kazakhstan 489: Hong Kong 49: Japan (JAN-13) 622: Egypt
625: Jordan 626: Iran 64: Finland 690-692: China
70: Norway 729: Israel 73: Sweden 740: Guatemala
741: El Salvador 742: Honduras 743: Nicaragua 744: Costa Rica
746: Dominican Republic 750: Mexico 759: Venezuela 76: Switzerland
770: Colombia 773: Uruguay 775: Peru 777: Bolivia
779: Argentina 780: Chile 784: Paraguay 785: Peru
786: Ecuador 789: Brazil 80 - 83: Italy 84: Spain 850: Cuba
858: Slovakia 859: Czech Republic 860: Yugoslavia 869: Turkey
87: Netherlands 880: South Korea 885: Thailand 888: Singapore
890: India 893: Vietnam 899: Indonesia 90 & 91: Austria 93: Australia
94: New Zealand 955: Malaysia 977: International Standard Serial Number for Periodicals (ISSN)
20-29: In-Store Functions 600 & 601: South Africa
z978: International Standard Book Numbering (ISBN)
979: International Standard Music Number (ISMN)
980: Refund receipts
981 & 982: Common Currency Coupons
99: Coupons

We really got to check where the things are produced.
So please spread the words to everyone.... ..



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