Authority: Canadian Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)
Request Source: Guidance
Data Carrier: –
Details: As a result of cooperation between healthcare industry stakeholders, GS1 representatives and government officials, it was decided to use GS1 barcodes for packaging labeling. Approximately 95% of drugs and over-the-counter drugs in Canada are marked with the GS1 GTIN. The projected implementation date of traceability in the pharmaceutical industry has been determined as 2025.
- GS1 Standards (Proposed)
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