I have a New Product to Introduce, What Should I do?

Step 1: Communicate with your Category Manager within standard retailer lead times.

Step 2: Load your new product information to the National Product Catalogue.

Note: GS1 can load the product information for you, select this option when making your request.

Step 3: Complete the ProductFlow application in MyGS1

     Click here for  Making a New Product Introduction request .

If the final shelf ready product is not yet available, we can do an initial check of the data in the National Product Catalogue.

If the final shelf ready product is available, we need to have the full saleable base unit and flat inner and/or case packaging for testing.

Step 4:  Receive your Product Verification Report.

We aim to turn around Product Verification requests in 2-5 working days.

To receive a full Product Verification report, the following is required:

- Barcode verification report of the full saleable base unit, inner and/or case. 

- Images of the saleable base unit to the retailer’s requirements.

- Data on National Product Catalogue that meets the retailer(s) and GS1 requirements.


 Version 1.4 – Updated 21st June 2018

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