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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.

How GPC works






GPC Standards

There are GPC standards for everything from camping equipment to footwear, home appliances to toys.

View the GPC standards

Standards library

Standards library

Need to know about the technical details behind the standards? The GS1 standards library gives you access to all our documentation