Verified by GS1

Get product identity right with Verified by GS1

What is Verified by GS1?


Verified by GS1 is a global solution making it possible for brand-owners to share data about their products so that retailers can verify the identity of the products they sell. Verified by GS1 is like an ID card containing key attributes of a product which will be stored in a single, trusted, database of information hosted by GS1 (the GS1 Registry Platform), and will be easily accessible to retailers, globally. 

Verified by GS1 Core Product Attributes


Product identification using Verified by GS1 is made up of 7 core product attributes. Industry has determined that this is the minimum set of information needed to uniquely identify a consumer-packaged goods (CPG) product, and includes Global Trade Item Number, Brand Name, Product Description, Product Image URL, Global Product Category Code, Net Content & Unit of Measurement, and Target Market.


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Why is Verified by GS1 important to us?

In the last few years, the connected consumer has revolutionized the retail world, wanting complete and accurate product information to decide what products to buy or to recommend. This has created exponential growth in the quantity of product data and has led to product verification becoming a growing concern: wrong identity can lead to wrong data and that can lead to misinformation about brands, incomplete product listing, negative consumer experience and overall loss of trust. The goal of Verified by GS1 is to make sure that every product in the world has a unique identity that can be verified online.

Stakeholder Benefits:

Brand Owners and Manufacturers Brandowners

Retailer, e-tailers and marketplaces Retailer, e-tailers and marketplaces

App developers and solution providers App developers and solution providers

Shoppers App developers and solution providers



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Get started with us today!

At GS1 Singapore, we encourage our members to get started by building trusted data into weCATALOG, so your product can be verified online. Contact us at at 6826 3077 or email to to find out more.

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