Compliance Labeling AND Standards

Designed for companies that would like to implement a label compliance program, or are being forced by their customer to meet compliance guidelines. This session teaches you how to meet the requirements and document the quality levels. Different labeling standards are discussed including a nice overview of UPC, UCC / EAN 128 requirements and a brief discussion of compliance issues in other industry groups like A.I.A.G. and H.I.B.C.C.

Standards vs Label Compliance

Rational for Compliance requirements

Real compliance programs and penalties

The Uniform Code Council (U.C.C) requirements for the Uniform Product Code (U.P.C.)

  • Individual Consumer Unit
  • The Intermediate Pack or Shipping Container Label
  • The Serialized Shipping Container Symbol
  • Secondary Information
  • UCC Application Identifiers
  • Organizations with UPC compliance programs

Industry Based Standards

Automotive Industry Action Group (A.I.A.G.)

  • B-1 Bar Code Symbology (Code 39)
  • B-3 Shipping/Parts Identification Label
  • B-4 Individual Part Identification Application Standard
  • B-10 Trading Partner Labels
  • Organizations with A.I.A.G. compliance programs


  • Health Industry Number (H.I.N.) System
  • Universal Product Number (U.P.N.) Repository

Label Compliance for Vendors using EDI

Standards Organizations

Step to Successfully Comply to a Customers Labeling Requirements

Steps to Creating Your Own Label Compliance Program