Welcome to the GS1 GTIN Management Decision-Support Tool. Use it to understand when to change a GTIN used within open retail supply chains.
Guiding Principles for making good decisions
At least one of the following guiding principles must apply for a GTIN change to be required
|Is a consumer or supply chain partner expected to distinguish new or changed products from previous/current products?|
|Is there a regulatory/liability disclosure requirement to the consumer and/or trading partner?|
|Is there a material impact to the supply chain (i.e.: how the product is shipped, stored, received)|