Health Packaging unit-dose product packaging is designed to support pharmacy
and bedside care with features that enable prompt and accurate scanning.
Unit-dose blister packaging not only requires quality components to ensure
medications maintain their integrity, but also quality printing to ensure
product information can be accurately read, scanned, and administered to the
Scanning Guide was created to aid our customers during the troubleshooting
process to quickly identify the cause of an unsuccessful barcode scan and then provide
a direction for resolution. While our barcodes are produced with the utmost
quality and care, unique situations arise where a facility experiences a
featured on this page provides a “process of elimination” evaluation using key areas
to determine what could be the source of the issue, and explains AHP’s use of
the GS1 Databar Limited and 2D microPDF barcode so that system compatibility
may be determined. Other topics explored include the role of Global Trade
Identification Numbers (GTIN) in blister labeling and the difference between an
NDC Labeler Code and AHP ID Prefix.
recognizes that there are instances where barcoding issues are unique and
require special attention. For example, you may receive a product with a
packaging defect including barcode smearing, smudges, fading, or misprinting.
If this occurs, contact our customer care team
Barcode Scanning Guide can be downloaded as a PDF by clicking the link here
The document is also included in the back pages of our PDF product catalog.