CEN/TS 15844-4:2010

Postal services - ID-tagging of letter mail items - Part 4: State encoding specification for flats

Publication date:   Aug 17, 2011

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jun 5, 2020


CEN/TC 331 Postal services

Technical Specification

03.240   Postal services



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This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a Postal-4i symbology 4-state bar code printed on the front side of flats. Many of the provisions are applicable also to small letters and are therefore referenced by Part 5 of the specification (CEN/TS 15844-5), which covers these.
Postal-4i symbology 4-state encoding is the only encoding specification supported by this Technical Specification ) for the printing of ID-tags on the front of items.
NOTE Representation in the form of fluorescent BNB bar codes printed on the reverse side of small letters (not flats) is covered in CEN/TS 15844-2 and CEN/TS 15844-3.

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CEN/TS 15844-4:2010
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jun 5, 2020