The ean-supplemental-5 bar code type represents a 5-digit decimal number that can be used in conjunction with the ean-13 bar code type.

Typically the code is placed to the right of the ean 13 bar code. The gap between the rightmost bar of the ean 13 code and the leftmost bar of the supplemental code should not be less than 2.31mm and should not exceed 3.3mm.

The nominal size is 15.5mm x 26.26mm (w x h). The bar code is painted without padding at the sides.

Note: The ean-supplemental-5 and gs1-supplemental-5 bar codes are synonymous. The gs1-supplemental-5 synonym can be used for the ean-supplemental-5 bar code.