We have found the UPC codes listed below at our local retail stores. See our definition of: What is UPC below. If you find a product made by a local retail chain store and the product is US made; please supply us with the UPC code and a brief description of the product and the store in which it is located in our comments section below. We will list that UPC Code and your information upon verification of information provided.
What is UPC?How buy a UPC?
US made UPC Database
What is UPC?
UPC stands for Universal Product Code; the UPC of a product is generally represented by the correlation of a sequence of black bars, which can be scanned for identification and numeric digits for human recognition and identification and search purposes. The UPC was designed to decrease the time involved in product purchase; human entry of product data was required before the bar code system was established.
The 1st 6 to 9 digits of the barcode represent the company which manufactures or distributes the product. The next The final digit of the barcode is called the check digit its value is found thru a mathematical formula, applied to the odd and even positioned numbers, with the final value being the sum needed to become a multiple of 10.see How to Verify a UPC
How buy a UPC?
If you wish to purchase a UPC barcode their are several options available. The big companies use GS1. “The initial fee can be as low as $760 for up to 100 barcodes. Your initial registration fee licenses the prefix to you for one year. After that, you’ll pay a small annual renewal fee to continue using the company prefix for your barcodes.
If you wish to spend a smaller amount of money you can purchase your barcodes from companies like Quality UPC.com.