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Universal Product Code (UPC)

 

"UPC" stands for Universal Product Code .

The UPC on a product has two parts:

The following list shows which numbers are assigned to which products.

Standard UPC number = 0
Reserved = 1

Random-weight items = 2
(fruits, vegetables, meats, etc.)

Pharmaceuticals = 3

In-store marking for retailers = 4
(A store can set up its own codes, but no other store will understand them.)

Coupons = 5

Standard UPC number = 6

Standard UPC number = 7

Reserved = 8

Reserved = 9