Bar Coding - Material Marking

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Item Information

Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2008-05-12 Active D2017C Bar Coding - Material Marking (2008-05-12) D2017C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in contracts when the requirement and the fill-in information is identified by the Department of National Defence procurement and finance staff generating the requisition.

Use this clause in conjunction with B4060C.

Legal text for SACC item

The Contractor must apply bar code information on items _______ (insert the list) with the Permanent System Control Number (PSCN) or NATO Stock Number (NSN) provided elsewhere in the Contract or by the Department of National Defence (DND), using bar code standard UCC/EAN-128 (Uniform Code Council/EAN International) with Application Identifier 241 for PSCN or 7001 for NSN. Below the bar code symbol, the Contractor must apply the Human-Readable Interpretation (HRI) markings.

These markings must be applied and positioned in accordance with Department of National Defence standard D-02-002-001/SG-001, Identification Marking Of Canadian Military Property (in effect at the closing date of the bid solicitation), and must be of such quality that it will remain readable for the expected life of the item. The bar code must be imprinted upon material which will be compatible with the item to which it is to be attached, which items include, but are not limited to, items constructed of plastic, metal, cloth, synthetics or paper, or a combination of two or more of them.