Rules for product images in the DIY, Garden and Pet sector

Product images will be available via GS1 GDSN as of 01/05/2021

As of 01/05/2021, each product data sheet shared via the GS1 GDSN network can be accompanied by a product image which complies with GS1 guidelines

This request from retailers applies to both product data sheets created directly in My Product Manager and those registered in a GS1 GDSN data pool and published in Belgian–Luxembourg target markets. This only applies to products sold in the DIY, Garden and Pet sectors. 

Interim measures apply to images of existing products to allow everyone to produce a compliant product image within a realistic timeframe. 

Deadline 1

New regulation in force

As of May 1st 2021, retailers expect to receive at least one product image for each item shared via GS1 GDSN. For products that are new to the market, images must comply with the GS1 guidelines updated in October 2020. Existing products can comply with the previous version of the guidelines until January 1st 2023. 

deadline 2

On the home straight

As of January 1st 2023, all product images uploaded must comply with GS1 guidelines. 

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