FAQ / Can I change my UPC or have multiple UPCs for different formats?
A UPC bar code identifies an individual product in the marketplace. It’s recommended to stick with one UPC per product. It is acceptable to have different bar codes for different formats of the same album such as vinyl, download, CD, etc. However, if you assign another album’s bar code to a new release, combine two bar code numbers, or make up an invalid bar code number, you may be removed from various digital stores. Using an incorrect or invalid bar code causes metadata confusion for retailers and distributors and creates incorrect distribution reporting.
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