Pharmaceutical Track and Trace

Learn how GS1 Standards can help your company

As the pharmaceutical industry continues its preparations for the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) serialization requirements*, more and more trading partners are focusing on the journey to DSCSA item-level traceability starting in 2023, and many trading partners have already made significant investments in serializing product lines and implementing serialized item traceability systems.

The resources below will help you learn how GS1 Standards can be applied for DSCSA serialization, lot-level management, and item-level traceability to track and trace products at the product and case level.

GS1 Standards for DSCSA Suppliers Certificate Course

Preparing for DSCSA Requirements?
Register for our GS1 Standards for DSCSA Suppliers Certificate Course

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Implementation Guideline

Release 1.2 of the GS1 US Implementation Guideline for Applying GS1 Standards for DSCSA and Traceability

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Frequently Asked Questions

To assist the pharmaceutical industry in implementing GS1 Standards to support the requirements of DSCSA.

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DSCSA Barcode Assessment

Implementation of DSCSA Serialization Requirements

Pharmaceutical wholesalers uncover significant progress in barcode assessments

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Learn from Industry Leaders

Read how companies have implemented GS1 Standards

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DSCSA Education

Education and Helpful Tips

Learn about our certificate courses and other education opportunities

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Implementation Support

Customized support to help improve operations and enhance quality of care

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Resources for Healthcare Providers

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*For information about the act, see the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act

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