Global Product Classification (GPC)

GPC classifies products by grouping them into categories based on their essential properties as well as their relationships to other products. GPC offers a universal set of standards for everything from a car to a litre of milk, and for everyting from camping equipment to footwear, home and appliances to toys. How GPC works>

Current GPC version This standard is in production in GPC


Click here to access the GS1 GPC June Publication 2020:

Find out all the changes that were made to support this GPC publication with the June 2020 Release Notes.

Version in production in GDSN  This standard is in production in GDSN

December 2019 GPC Standard

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