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Uniquely identify products, places and things


Capture identity and more in a barcode or RFID tag


Share data with trading partners, consumers and patients

In a world of growing data, GS1 standards help you single out what really matters. They give you a common language to identify, capture and share supply chain data—ensuring important information is accessible, accurate and easy to understand.

See how GS1 standards work

Standards in action

GS1 Discovery App

Exploring how standards work in CPG, fresh foods, foodservice and apparel

Fighting Illicit Trade (FIT)

Combat counterfeiting and illicit trade with GS1 standards


Apply the global framework for traceability solutions to your business

New quick start guide

Learn how to ensure your products bridge the physical and digital worlds

GS1 standards development

Get involved in solving industry-wide problems with standards