This method will process a kill command e.g. like specified in GS1 EPCglobal™, ISO/IEC 18000-63 and ISO/IEC 18000-3. The related standard depends on the RFID technology which is in use. The kill command allows an interrogator to permanently disable a transponder.

See Annex B for technology specific mappings.


KillTag (

[in]ScanData Identifier

[in]CodeTypeDataType CodeType

[in]ByteString KillPassword






AutoID Identifier according to the device configuration as returned as part of a ScanResult in a scan event or scan method. The ScanData DataType is defined in 9.4.2.

If the ScanData is used as returned in the ScanResult, the structure may contain information that must be ignored by the AutoID Device. An example is the ScanDataEpc where only the parameter UId is relevant for this Method.

If the Identifier is provided from a different source than the ScanResult, a ScanData with a ByteString can be used to pass a UId where the CodeType is set to ‘UId’.


Defines the format of the ScanData in the Identifier as string. The String DataType CodeTypeDataType and the predefined format strings are defined in 9.1.3.


Transponder password to get access to the kill operation of this transponder


Returns the result of the kill operation.

The AutoIdOperationStatusEnumeration DataType is defined in 9.2.1.

Method Result Codes




The device does not support this function


This command is not available or not allowed e.g. due to special configuration