2. Choose Product (GTIN) or Location (GLN) Identification

You’ve obtained your prefix (if not, get a prefix here). Now what can you do with it?

If you need to identify products for retail point of sale or at all package levels (inner packs, cases, and pallets), or if you need to identify medical devices for FDA UDI, select Identifying products (GTIN®) below.

If you need to identify functional groups, like a department within an organization, or physical sites that ship, receive, process, or hold inventories, select Identifying locations (GLN) below.

Once you’ve decided to identify a product or a location, select one of the following two choices:

If you would like to read more about getting started, go to:

 

 

If you want to share your data electronically, go to:

 

In this publication, the letters “U.P.C.” are used solely as an abbreviation for the “Universal Product Code”, which is a product identification system. They do not refer to the UPC, which is a federally registered certification mark of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to certify compliance with a Uniform Plumbing Code as authorized by IAPMO.