A 12 digit numeric bar code standard used in supermarkets on grocery items, magazines and over-the-counter medical items. The left five characters are assigned by the Uniform Code Council to identify the manufacturer of the product; the right five characters are assigned by the manufacturer to identify the product. A number system character appears on the left hand side and check digit on the right.
Universal Product Code. The standard bar code type for retail products in the U.S.
Universal Product Code. A numbering and bar coding system for product identification of consumer items, typically scanned at the retail point-of-sale.