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Category
Standard
Organisation
Version
Release 1.0.2
Access
Open
Status
Active
Created
December 2018
Updated
January 2019
This document specifies requests and responses for Verification of Product Identifiers, especially for pharmaceuticals. In health care, a combination of the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) and Serial Number is often used to create a unique product instance identifier, and the Lot or Batch Number and Expiry Date are included as data attributes of that identifier. This standard is intended to provide a simple standardised lightweight messaging framework to define verification questions and corresponding responses to enable decisions to accept, reject or quarantine a product instance, based on the authentication check of the product identifier and associated data.

Main sections:

• Verification of Product Identifiers for pharmaceuticals

• Positioning within the GS1 architecture

• Relationship to EPCIS

• Relationship to GS1 Digital Link

• Security considerations

• Connectivity requests, with an example of a JSON connectivity test

• Verification requests

• Verification responses, with examples of a JSON verification response

• Open API schema (including JSON) for verification request and response
Access GS1 Lightweight Messaging Standard for Verification of Product Identifiers v1.0.2

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