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Global Product Classification (GPC)

The GS1 GPC is a system that gives buyers and sellers a common language for grouping products in the same way, everywhere in the world. The official (normative) GPC schema and GPC browser information is published in Oxford English. Both the schema and the browser information are translated to other languages.

GPC - Currently in production in GDSN

This version of GPC Standards is currently in production (published Dec 2013, implemented Jun 2014). 

GPC Publication Schema (01 Dec 2013: Excel and XML format) 
GPC Publication Browser (01 Dec 2013: Browser-based format, includes translations)

GPC - Projected GDSN Deployment Dec 2014 (Pending ratification)

This is the most recent version of the GPC Standards, but is not yet in GDSN production.

GPC Publication Schema (01 Jun 2014: Excel and XML format) 
GPC Publication Browser (01 Jun 2014: Browser-based format, includes translations)

Want to know more about GPC?

Click here to view the GPC website