Local Code List 3.x

Local Code List 3.x

A GS1 participating country may impose restrictions on the proper use within one country of a globally standardized code list. In one country there may be:

  • A sub-set of target market defined valid values from within the full set of the global code list provided in the GS1 XML schema, EANCOM and EPC
  • A sub-set of target market defined valid values from within the full set of the global code list provided in the GS1-adopted ISO standard code list or other external standard body code list
  • A sub-set of target market defined valid values for a valid subset of valid types, excluding other global values from use in that country that are for other types
  • Open text fields in the global standards that are restricted to a local set of code lists by the defined target market
  • GS1 MO defined valid values
  • Data Recipient defined valid values

In each of the cases above, the use of the global standard in the one country is restricted to a sub-set of valid values and the rest of the globally approved values cannot be used. The inherent problem for a trading partner engaging in electronic commerce in a region is to identify which value is valid:

  • in which country
  • for which context
  • according to which authority
  • for use in a country that the trading partner is exporting to
  • for use in a country that the trading partner is importing from

 

GS1 Member Organisations

Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg)

Packaging Material Colour Code Reference

Returnable Package Deposit Identification

Returnable Package Marking Code List

Trade Item Tax Information

Brazil

Trade Item Tax Information

Canada

Dosage Form Code

Packaging Material Colour Code Reference

Nutrition Format Type Code

Route of Administration Code 

Trade Item Tax Information 

Size Type 

Denmark

Trade Item Tax Information

European Union 

Additional Trade Item Classification Code

Finland

Trade Item Tax Information

France

Trade Item Tax Information

Germany

Product Characteristic Value Code

Trade Item Tax Information

Additional Trade Item Classification 

GS1 Global Office

Ireland

Additional Classification

Trade Item Tax Information

Mexico 

Additional Package Marking Code List 

Russia

Trade Item Tax Information

Spain

Trade Item Tax Information

Sweden

Trade Item Tax Information

Switzerland

Additional Package Markings Code List

Diet Type Subcode 

United States of America

Diet Type Subcode 

Size Type 

Nutrition Format Type Code 

Regulation Type Code 

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