EAN Code

Characteristics:

  • Used to encode Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTIN).
  • Contains 8 (EAN-8) or 13 (EAN-13) numerical digits.
  • Last digit serves as a mod10 checksum.
  • Additional data can be stored in an EAN-2 or EAN-5 add-on code.
  • It has been standardised under ISO/IEC 15420.

EAN Code Variations

ISSN

Used to identify periodicals around the world

ISBN

Used to identify books around the world

EAN-8

Used on products at the point of sale

JAN-13

Used on products at the point of sale

EAN-13

Used on products at the point of sale



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