In the Manufacturer for Pharma application, you can view the serial numbers with details such as GTIN, description of the GTIN, and the source of the serial numbers. Currently, you can generate serials numbers from the SAP ATTP and Serial Number Management systems.


In the serial number pool, the serial numbers can take the following statuses:

  • Available
  • Assigned
  • Produced
  • Decommissioned


Lifecycle of Serial Numbers


Serial number statusStatus changes when
AvailableYou fill the serial number pool with serial numbers
Assigned
  • A Printing order is created.
  • A Production order is released.
  • An Assign Serials request is received through the Manufacturer for Pharma API.
Produced
  • A Commission Serials request is received through the Manufacturer for Pharma API.
  • A Commission Serials request is received from the OCS machine on the packaging line.
Decommissioned
  • A Decommission Serials request is received through the Manufacturer for Pharma API
  • A Decommission Serials request is received from the OCS machine on the packaging line.


Note: The decommissioned serial numbers can take further statuses based on the reason for the decommissioning. You can see these statuses on the Pack History tab when you view the history of a specific pack.