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GS1 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN)


The GS1 GTIN is a globally unique identifier of trade items. A trade item is any item (product or service) upon which there is a need to retrieve pre-defined information and that may be priced, or ordered, or invoiced at any point in any supply chain.
Alternate names of scheme: European Article Number (EAN) article number, Universal Product Code (UPC) code.
The GTIN identification scheme is administered by GS1, a global not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

Organization identifier reuse: 4 years minimum after the identified item is not produced any longer.

Description of organizations covered by: Any organization that needs to identify uniquely its products or services can use the GTIN.

Notes on use of code: The GTIN identification scheme is currently (2010) used by more than 1,200,000 organizations in the world. It is widely used in the consumer goods and other industries to identify items and packages. The GTIN can be represented in a standard bar code format.

Sponsoring authority: NEderlands Normalisatie-instituut (NEN).

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Creation date:

May 2002

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