GS1 Canada

Get Ready for Streamlined Product Certification! Item Certification - Pharmaceutical will be replaced by Product Certification. This new standardized data excellence tool unites the certification capabilities from three previously separate tools into one - saving time, costs and resources. Learn more.

ECCnet Item Certification - Pharmaceutical

Enhance Patient Safety and Supply Chain Efficiency

Directed by the Healthcare Pharmacy Sector Board, GS1 Canada has launched ECCnet Item Certification – Pharmaceutical. This online tool enables the electronic exchange of brand-authorized images and associated data between brand owners/manufacturers and data recipients, such as pharmacies, hospitals and associations.

This tool addresses challenges within the Pharmacy Sector when it comes to readily and confidently identifying pharmaceutical oral solids in a clinical setting.

Brand-owner certified pharmaceutical content ensures dispensing clinicians have access to the most accurate data and images to support their commitment to deliver the right medication to the right patient.

Register for Item Certification – Pharmaceutical


Value of Item Certification - Pharmaceutical


Value to Brand Owners
and Other Data Providers

Value to Healthcare Providers
and Other Data Recipients

  • Supports clinicians to enhance patient safety.
  • Provides the most accurate images and data to your trading partners, including information in critical areas like appearance, composition and dosage.
  • Protect brand integrity.
  • Share images and data with your trading partners in one standardized process rather than using different systems.
  • Comply with healthcare sector business requirements.