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EAN-14, GTIN-14

ean14 barcode

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).
  • 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.

Today the EAN-14 mostly is created using the EAN-128 symbol set.