The Global Language of Business

GS1 Application Identifiers

AI Description Format Data title FNC1 required? Regular expression
00 Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) N2+N18 SSCC No
^00(\d{18})$
01 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) N2+N14 GTIN No
^01(\d{14})$
02 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) of contained trade items N2+N14 CONTENT No
^02(\d{14})$
10 Batch or lot number N2+X..20 BATCH/LOT Yes
^10([\x21-\x22\x25-\x2F\x30-\x39\x3A-\x3F\x41-\x5A\x5F\x61-\x7A]{0,20})$
11 Production date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 PROD DATE No
^11(\d{6})$
12 Due date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 DUE DATE No
^12(\d{6})$
13 Packaging date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 PACK DATE No
^13(\d{6})$
15 Best before date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 BEST BEFORE or BEST BY No
^15(\d{6})$
16 Sell by date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 SELL BY No
^16(\d{6})$
17 Expiration date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 USE BY OR EXPIRY No
^17(\d{6})$
20 Internal product variant N2+N2 VARIANT No
^20(\d{2})$
21 Serial number N2+X..20 SERIAL Yes
^21([\x21-\x22\x25-\x2F\x30-\x39\x3A-\x3F\x41-\x5A\x5F\x61-\x7A]{0,20})$
22 Consumer product variant N2+X..20 CPV Yes
^22([\x21-\x22\x25-\x2F\x30-\x39\x3A-\x3F\x41-\x5A\x5F\x61-\x7A]{0,20})$
235 Third Party Controlled, Serialised Extension of GTIN (TPX) N3+X..28 TPX Yes
^235([\x21-\x22\x25-\x2F\x30-\x39\x3A-\x3F\x41-\x5A\x5F\x61-\x7A]{0,28})$
240 Additional product identification assigned by the manufacturer N3+X..30 ADDITIONAL ID Yes