Global Company Prefix (GCP)

What is a GCP? A Global Company Prefix, or GCP, is a licensed number of four to twelve digits issued by GS1 Member Organisations to a user company to entitle that user company to create any of the GS1 identification keys (i.e., Global Trade Item Number, Global Location Number, Serial Shipping Container Code, etc.). These … Read more

HTTPS and SSL

What is HTTPS? HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, is a secure version of the standard HTTP protocol used for transmitting data over the internet. It adds an extra layer of security through encryption, making it difficult for unauthorized parties to intercept and read the information being exchanged between a user’s web browser and a … Read more

Top-Level Domains

What is a Top-Level Domain? A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet after the root domain. The top-level domain names are installed in the root zone of the name space. For all domains in lower levels, it is the … Read more

How to Search by Scan

How to Scan Within the Search box on Trust.med, select the ‘Scan’ button next to the ‘Search’ button. This will pull up a new window and prompt you to use your camera on your desktop or mobile device, which can be used to scan the 2D Data Matrix on the drug product. Please note that … Read more

2D Data Matrix

What is a 2D Data Matrix?The 2D Data Matrix is a two-dimensional code consisting of black and white “cells” or dots arranged in either a square or rectangular pattern, also known as a matrix. One side of the code has an L-shaped pattern, which aids the scanners in locating the proper orientation of the code. … Read more