EAN-14, GTIN-14

Description of EAN-14, GTIN-14

EAN-14, GTIN-14The 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.


Technical data

Valid characters: 0123456789
Length: 14
Check digit: Calculated according to Modulo 10
ActiveBarcode calculates the check digit automatically.
Type#: EAN-14 - #29 - CODEEAN14
GTIN-14 - #112 - CODEGTIN14