General GS1 Specifications incl. National Solutions Switzerland

The General GS1 Specifications describe the standard-compliant application of GS1 identification keys and GS1 barcode symbologies. They are the basis of the GS1 system.

GS1 General Specifications Standard

The relevant document is in English and can be downloaded from the following link:

GS1 General Specifications in German

A German translation is available. However, the English version takes precedence.

In Switzerland, the following national annexes to the GS1 General Specifications also apply: