ITF-14 Carton Codes

Purchase barcodes for the outer delivery carton of your product

ITF-14 Carton Code

An ITF-14, also known as GTIN-14 or TUN, is a shipping carton code. These barcodes are used by retailers for their inward goods and stocktaking operations, and are not scanned at a checkout. For barcodes for retail products, see our EAN-13 Barcodes. ITF-14 codes should only be used in conjunction with EAN-13 codes, not as a substitute.

ITF-14 codes are generated from an EAN-13 retail barcodes. This means that you must already have EAN-13 barcodes before you can get ITF-14 carton codes. The functionality of these codes is indicating to retailers what is inside a delivery carton. For more information about the format and uses of ITF-14 codes, see below.

You will be asked to enter your EAN-13 barcode number on the checkout page (if you are purchasing an EAN-13 barcode at the same time as an ITF-14 barcode, then just type “N/A” because we will assign an EAN-13 barcode number to you, and then use that number to create your ITF-14 barcode images).

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You will receive your ITF-14 Carton Code images via email in 5 different formats (jpeg, eps, bmp, tiff & pdf). You can then print the ITF-14 Code onto your delivery carton and send it to retailers.

Example Number One:

If you want to deliver tins of tomatoes to supermarkets (and each tin is to be sold individually once in the supermarket), then you will need:

1) One EAN-13 barcode (eg. ‘0123456789012’*) to go onto each of the tins; and

2) One ITF-14 Carton Code (based on your EAN barcode – ie. ‘10123456789019’*) to be printed onto the delivery cartons.

* FYI: to turn an EAN-13 number into an ITF-14 number, a digit (usually a “1”) is added to the start of the EAN-13 number, and then the checksum digit (the last digit) is re-calculated.

Example Number Two:

If your tins of tomatoes were to be sold in the supermarkets both as individual tins and as 6-packs of tins, then you would need:

1) Two separate EAN-13 barcodes (one for the tins being sold individually, and the other for the 6-packs of tins); and

2) Two ITF-14 Carton Codes (one based on each of the EAN barcode numbers). One Carton Code would be printed onto the delivery box that contained the individual tins; and the other would be printed onto the delivery box that contained the 6-pack lots of tins.