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).
- 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.