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
01 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) N2+N14 GTIN No
02 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) of contained trade items N2+N14 CONTENT No
10 Batch or lot number N2+X..20 BATCH/LOT Yes
11 Production date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 PROD DATE No
12 Due date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 DUE DATE No
13 Packaging date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 PACK DATE No
15 Best before date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 BEST BEFORE or BEST BY No
16 Sell by date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 SELL BY No
17 Expiration date (YYMMDD) N2+N6 USE BY OR EXPIRY No
20 Internal product variant N2+N2 VARIANT No
21 Serial number N2+X..20 SERIAL Yes
22 Consumer product variant N2+X..20 CPV Yes
235 Third Party Controlled, Serialised Extension of GTIN (TPX) N3+X..28 TPX Yes
240 Additional product identification assigned by the manufacturer N3+X..30 ADDITIONAL ID Yes