ARC provides information and lists to Retail Suppliers of approved RFID tags and tagging practices. ARC also provides information on tagging practices to ensure value within the supplier’s own operations before shipping tagged product to retailers.
Below are the current published Approved Inlay Lists by retail product category. Suppliers of products in these categories can use any inlay from the corresponding list. To verify that your product is included in one of these categories, please contact your retailer's RFID program or Arkansas Radio Compliance directly.
Very Large Boxed Items
These Approved Inlay Lists are generated based on inlays benchmark tested at the ARC Center against respective Tagged Category Performance Specifications. Tagged Category Performance Specifications are the detailed performance threshold requirements inlays must meet in order to ensure tagged product performs in the retail supply chain. These specifications are developed based on use case information gathered from multiple retailers. Inlay Manufacturers interested in detailed performance requirements can contact ARC to receive a copy of the Tagged Category Performance specifications, Testing Methodology and Testing Equipment documents.