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Barcodes Indicate country of origin. Don't know if is true or not.
Barcode Identifies Country of OriginAnother "nice to know item…"
The whole world is scared of China-made 'black hearted goods'. Can you differentiate which one is made in the USA , Philippines , Taiwan or China ? Here's how... the first 3 digits of the barcode is the country code wherein the product was made. Example: All barcodes that start with 690, 691, 692, thru 695 are all MADE IN CHINA. Barcode items starting with 471 are Made in Taiwan
This is our human right to know, but the government and related department never educate the public, therefore we have to RESCUE ourselves.
Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products 'Made in China ', so they don't show from which country it originates.
However, you may now refer to the barcode. Remember if the first 3 digits are in the range 690-695, then it is Made in China . 00 ~ 13 USA & CANADA 30 ~ 37 FRANCE 40 ~ 44 GERMANY 49 ~ JAPAN 50 ~ UK 57 ~ Denmark 64 ~ Finland 76 ~ Switzerland and Lienchtenstein
471 ~ Taiwan
480 ~ Philippines
628 ~ Saudi Arabia 629 ~ United Arab Emirates
740-741-742-743-744-745 ~ Central America 690-691-692-693-694-695 ~ CHINA
Please inform your family and friends if you wish
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