Got this in e-mail and thought it was interesting. I offer it for l your
interest, check it out and see if it seems correct to you. I checked on my
own and would like to know if anyone gets the same results. This is for
The whole world is concerned about China made 'black hearted goods'. Can you
differentiate which one is made in Canada, Philippines, Taiwan or China?
The first 3 digits of the bar code is the country code wherein the product
Sample: All bar codes that start at 690 - 695 are all MADE IN CHINA.
471 is Made in Taiwan
Government and related departments won't educate the public.
Therefore, we have to educate ourselves.
Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products
'Made in China', so they don't show from which country it is made.
However, you may now refer to the bar code, remember if the first 3 digits
are: 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 Liechtenstein
471 ~ Taiwan
480 ~ Philippines
628 ~ Saudi-Arabia
629 ~ United Arab Emirates
690 ~ 695 China
740 ~ 745 Central America