There are also two ways you can generate a UFI – entering the previously mentioned information into the UFI Generator tool provided by ECHA or develop your own UFI generator in your company’s IT system. For the latter, the UFI developer’s manual is available.
At opesus, we developed a UFI generator that you can implement into your SAP system to automatically generate and store UFIs. While this option allows you to be more efficient, especially if you have a large portfolio, UFI handling is much more complex. In other words, simply generating UFIs and sticking them on the labels of products is not advisable in the long run. Why?
In the real world, products are reformulated, and enter new markets. You need to consider how to manage these changes and the update cases as outlined by ECHA in managing your portfolio. opesus EHS Product Notification helps you manage all of that within your SAP system.