GS1 Databar

1D Symbologies

Symbology GS1 Databar


  • Used to encode a Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTIN) along with variable additional information defined by application identifiers (AI). Examples are price, weight or expiry date.
  • Valid application identifiers (AI) are defined in the GS1 specification.
  • Supports variable length data content.
  • Barcode data is verified by an implicit checksum.
  • Does not require quiet zones around the barcode.
  • It has been standardised under ISO/IEC 24724.
  • DataBar-14 is supported in the omnidirectional, truncated and stacked flavour.
  • DataBar Expanded is supported in the normal and stacked flavour.
  • DataBar Limited is supported which is also known as RSS Limited, Reduced Space Symbology Limited.

GS1 DATABAR Variations:

  • Symbology GS1 Databar Limited GS1 DataBar Limited
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Expanded Stacked GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Expanded GS1 DataBar Expanded
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Stacked Omni GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Stacked GS1 DataBar Stacked
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Truncated GS1 DataBar Truncated
  • Symbology GS1 Databar Omni GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional