Description of EAN-14, GTIN-14
The EAN 14
code is used for traded goods. The code is always 14 numeric digits long:
- The first two numbers are the Application Identifier
of the EAN-128: (01). You cannot change them. They are part of the
code. You must not enter them. ActiveBarcode will add them automatically.
- The first digit is the "Logistic Variant", also named as "Packaging indicator".
- The next 12 digits are representing the product number. General this the EAN-13 number without
the check digit.
- The last digit is the check digit. ActiveBarcode calculates this digit automatically.
Today the EAN-14 mostly is created using the EAN-128 symbol set.
Calculated according to Modulo 10
ActiveBarcode calculates the check digit for you automatically
EAN-14 - #29 - CODEEAN14
GTIN-14 - #112 - CODEGTIN14