PBS Manufacturer Code

Attribute Name: pBSManufacturerCode
Data Type: String
Max Length: 2
Repeatable: No
Code List: No
AVP: Yes
Applies to: Base Unit
Last Modified: 05/02/2024

PBS Manufacturer Codes are created by the Department of Health (DoH) and assigned to manufacturers or suppliers upon their request. A Manufacturer Code identifies the manufacturer of a product in the context of a prescribing rule (PBS Item Code).



The DoH have assigned PBS Manufacturer Code “GS” to GS1 Healthcare Manufacturing.

In this case value “GS” is populated for this attribute.

Useful Tips:
  • The PBS Manufacturer Codes can be accessed via the following link:

    • http://www.pbs.gov.au/browse/manufacturer-list