Note: the GMN (Basic UDI-DI) is used for regulated healthcare medical devices under the EU MDR and EU IVDR. The GMN generator is used to generate the GMN based on a GS1 Company Prefix and an internal number, or model reference.
Calculate > Calculate your check character pair from your GMN (Basic UDI-DI) without check characters.
Validate > Perform checks on the complete GMN (Basic UDI-DI) including check characters.
The last two characters of the basic UDI-DI are check characters calculated on the previous characters used. The calculator is specifically for a maximum of 25 characters including the check character pair for the Basic UDI-DI. Use our check character calculator above to calculate the check character pair.
The check character pair are two uppercase alpha and numeric characters used to detect potential character keying and encoding errors. The GMN (Basic UDI-DI) has a mandatory check character pair.
This document describes how GS1 barcodes and identification keys including GMN should be used.
GS1 General Specifications
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