Learn how to implement GS1 Standards, including the GS1 Electronic Product Code Information Services (EPCIS), to help meet DSCSA requirements. This DSCSA Implementation Suite includes the most recent implementation guideline as well as reference documents containing additional guidance on business process applications.*
Documents in the suite include:
Implementation Guideline: Applying GS1 Standards for DSCSA and Traceability Release 1.3: This most recent implementation guideline focuses on item-level serialized traceability required for 2023 interoperability across the US pharmaceutical industry. Newly introduced chapters in this version of the guideline covering the importance of EPCIS Conformance testing and highlighting the role of GS1 lightweight Message Standard for DSCSA Verification of Returned Product Identifiers.
- Addendum: Guidance and XML Examples for Supply Chain Choreographies in Lot-Level Management
- Addendum: Diagrams and XML Examples for Lot-Level Management Exceptions Processing
- Addendum: Diagrams and XML Examples for Serialized Exceptions Processing
- Implementation Guideline: Applying GS1 Standards for DSCSA and Traceability Release 1.2: The previous implementation guideline aligns with the GS1 EPCIS standard version 1.2 and GS1 Core Business Vocabulary (CBV) standard version 1.2.
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*For information about the act, see the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act
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