The Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is a global standard for
sharing data through a networked series of interconnected global data pools.
When data is uploaded to one data pool it can then be automatically downloaded from a connected
data pool anywhere in the world.
GS1 Canada hosts its own GS1-certified data pool, powered by 1WorldSync. It is most suitable for
multinational companies doing business outside of Canada and is also favoured by the medical
Using GDSN reduces manual processes as new and updated content is automatically shared with
Content loaded via GDSN can flow into ECCnet Registry for distribution to trading partners when
it meets Canadian Industry’s data quality standards.
How to get set up on GDSN
To get set up on GS1 Canada’s GDSN data pool or to find out more about GDSN, contact us at
1.800.567.7084 or email GDSNSupport@gs1ca.org.