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Standard
Organisation
Version
Release 24.0
Access
Open
Status
Active
Updated
January 2024
This standard is the foundational GS1 standard that defines how identification keys, data attributes and barcodes must be used in business applications. The standard is a global reference document covering all technical aspects of the GS1 system.

Main sections:

• Basics and principles of the GS1 system

• Application standards

• GS1 Application Identifier definitions

• Application rules

• Data carriers

• Barcode placement

• AIDC validation rules

• Application Standard Profiles

• GS1 Standards glossary of terms
Access GS1 General Specifications Standard v24

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