Welcome to the GS1 Healthcare GTIN Allocation Rules Decision-Support Tool. Use it to understand when to change a Healthcare GTIN used within Healthcare 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
|Product Contained in Package: Is a stakeholder (e.g. care providers, consumers, patients, regulatory authorities and/or trading partners) expected to distinguish the changed or new product from previous/current products?|
|Label/Package: Is there a regulatory or liability requirement to disclose a change to the consumer and/or trading partner?|
|Label/Package: Is there a substantial change impacting the supply chain (e.g., how the trade item is shipped, stored, received or handled in the clinical setting)?|