GS1 Canada Coming Enhancements

To make sure you get more out of our industry managed solutions, tools, and services, we continually enhance and improve them for the benefit of your business and industry needs. We listen to our subscribers and develop upgrades, so our standards-based and industry-driven services provide the most up-to-date and accurate product information.

To find out more about our upcoming and most recent enhancements, click on the enhancement you are interested in below.


Upcoming Enhancements


In alignment with Canadian Industry requirements to support data completeness and accuracy, we are implementing the following updates to ECCnet Registry:

  • Alignment of Global Product Codes (GPC) with global standards
  • Mapping update to the attribute International Bittering Unit (IBU) aligning with GDSN 3.1.16/3.1.17

Launch Date: Monday, November 22, 2021

For More Information: Please visit the ECCnet Technical Documents page.

Updates to align with the planned attributes and standards enhancement for ECCnet Registry.

Launch Date: Monday, November 22, 2021

Updates to align with the planned attributes and standards enhancement for ECCnet Registry.

Launch Date: Monday, November 22, 2021

Users of ECCnet Recall will now have access to Action Center, a new console developed to help users identify notifications with pending action(s). Action Center will provide targeted guidance on steps required to complete and close a recall, based on the user type (eg: Initiator, Approver, etc.).

ECCnet Recall has the ability to send automated reminders to Receivers to help expedite an action. Moving forward, Initiators and Distributors of recalls will be able to customize the notification reminder schedule for their target audience.

Launch Date: Monday, November 22, 2021



Recent Enhancements


The following updates to Product Certification were implemented as of Monday, July 26, 2021:

  • Private Label zero-day eCommerce certification was successfully launched. Product Certification now allows the Subscribers to access "Private Label eCommerce" data without any delay.




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