GDSN 3.1 Trade Item Implementation Guidance

These guidelines supplement the formal GS1 Global Data Synchronisation Network (GDSN) standards with advice on their implementation and operation. They support a variety of the more complicated issues encountered when implementing GDSN while increasing consistency and ease of implementation through real-world examples.

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GDSN Trade Item Implementation Guide

Packaging Label Guide

As part of EU Regulation 1169, an Attribute Value Pair "packagingMarkedLabelAccreditationCode" and direction for “classComplianceRegulationCode” was created to support the regulation. This spreadsheet will help users to select the correct code by viewing the label images.

Packaging Label Guide