GS1 General Specifications

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The GS1 General Specifications is the core standards document of the GS1 system describing how GS1 barcodes and identification keys should be used.

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GS1 General Specifications 18.0

(Version 18.0, pdf)

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This version: 18.0

Publication date: Jan 2018

Next version planned for Jan 2019

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