Gluten Free information like all other product label attributes is entered on the BASE UNIT only in the National Product Catalogue.
Note 1 - If you use NPC Rapid Loader - this will be captured by GS1 staff if you send your product to us via ProductFlow.
Note 2 - If you use a middleware software (such as iICE, Bizcaps or ABML) you will need to enter data into their equivalent of the below fields.
Use the ‘Find an Attribute’ search-field for the items indicated below. If the fields do not appear on your screen contact GS1 – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 10 23 56.
Diet Type Code
Diet Certification Value
Nutritional Claim Type Code
Nutritional Claim Nutrient Element Code
Allergen Type Code
Allergen: Level Of Containment Code
All products labelled as Gluten Free should have Diet Type Code FREE_FROM_GLUTEN along with Certification Agency and Diet Certification Value:
This should also be communicated with the Nutritional Claim Type Code and the Nutritional Claim Nutrient Element Code alongside any other nutritional claims:
All products labelled as Gluten Free should also have appropriate gluten Allergen Type Code and Allergen: Level Of Containment Code.
For Foodstuffs: The Allergen Information should only include claims made in the allergen statement on the product’s packaging. eg. if the allergen statement reads ‘Does not contain Peanuts, Eggs or Gluten’ then the appropriate gluten Allergen Type Code and Allergen: Level Of Containment Code should be selected:
Version 1.3 – Updated 1st August 2018