Barcode Guide

Interleaved 2 of 5

Interleaved 2 of 5 is a member of the Code 2 of 5 symbology family, which was first developed in 1968. It is sometimes referred to as ITF and forms the basis for the ITF-14 symbology that is widely used for shipping and transport logistics.

Interleaved 2 of 5 is often used instead of Code 39 - Regular because barcode messages that contain only numbers can be encoded in Interleaved 2 of 5 by using about half the space required by Code 39.

Interleaved 2 of 5 is defined in ISO/IEC 16390 Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Interleaved 2 of 5 bar code symbology specification. For information about the GS1 implementation of ITF-14, see the GS1 General Specifications document.

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