Identification Labs Certification

Identification Labs has been selected by some of the top US companies to administer their barcode certification and compliance programs. Even though each of these companies have differences in their supply chain requirements and data needs, their barcode and labeling requirements are based on global standards.   So while things like barcode sizing and text requirements may vary, the underling standards are common to their respective industries.

Identification Labs Certification ensures that a supplier ship point is prepared to comply with a specific barcode requirement.  Our certification process requires an analysis of a printed sample to verify the:identification labs certification from Bar Code Graphics

  • Barcode is formatted correctly
  • Barcode is generated within the permissible size range
  • Acceptable media is being utilized
  • Minimum ISO/ANSI Barcode Print Grade
  • Alignment with relevant barcode standards

Additionally, we are uniquely qualified to assist companies with determining which:

  • Type of printer is needed
  • Type of label stock and ribbons are suited for a specific requirement
  • Software options would function best in their environment

Price Schedule

UPC/GTIN = $50/sample Click Here To Order Test(s)
GS1-128 Shipping Labels = $75/sample Click Here To Order Test(s)
AIAG Shipping or Product Identification Label Click Here To Order Test(s)
UDI & Other 2D Barcode Formats Click Here To Order Test(s)

Current Programs

ECIA barcode testing

Certification of 2D and Linear barcode labels at the Product, Logistic, and Packing List levels. As the central certification agency for ECIA, the leading distributors do not have to individually evaluate each of their suppliers. Distributors include; Digi-Key, Avnet, Arrow, Future Electronics, Mouser, Sager, and TTI, For more information click here.


Certification for GTIN-14 and UPC formats utilized in the Home Depot supply chain.  For more information click here.

Certification and compliance for JCPenney GS1-128 Shipping Labels.  For more information click here.

Certification and compliance for Kohls GS1-128 Shipping Labels.  For more information click here.

Certification for True Value GS1-128 Shipping Labels.  For more information click here.

Other certification

Identification Labs is equipped to test any GS1-128 Shipping Label, GTIN-14, UPC, or any other standards-based shipping and identification labeling.  Suppliers commonly utilize our services when a change is introduced into their label production model or they are receiving offset expenses and can not ascertain the cause of infraction or validity.