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Condition Types Integration

To include condition type for a product, you add the Condition element in the product feed. If you use text files, you also add condition information.



Note: The integration processes discussed in this topic do not apply to Books, Music, Video and DVD products. For more information, see Inventory Loader Instructions and File Formats for BMVD.


Condition types

Note: Condition types are case-sensitive. "New" is not the same as "new".

The Used and Collectible condition types are further clarified for a more exact description of the condition, as shown in this table.

Note: Note that the definitions are also case-sensitive:
Element Description Data Definition
Like New An apparently untouched product, in perfect condition. The original plastic wrap might be missing, but the original packaging is intact and pristine, and instructions are included. There are absolutely no signs of wear. Suitable for presenting as a gift. Optional field. Must be combined with appropriate condition type:

UsedLikeNew

CollectibleLikeNew

Very Good A well-cared-for product with limited use but still in great condition. The product is complete, unmarked, and undamaged, but might show some limited signs of wear. The product works perfectly. Optional field. Must be combined with appropriate condition type:

UsedVeryGood

CollectibleVeryGood

Good The product shows wear from consistent use, but remains in good condition. The product might be marked or have identifying information it, and show other signs of previous use. The product works perfectly. Optional field. Must be combined with appropriate condition type:

UsedGood

CollectibleGood

Acceptable The product is fairly worn, but it continues to work perfectly. The signs of wear can include scratches, dents, and other aesthetic problems. The product might be marked or have identifying information it, and show other signs of previous use. Optional field. Must be combined with appropriate condition type:

UsedAcceptable

CollectibleAcceptable



Descriptors for Used and Collectible Types

For more information about establishing a product's condition, see the Condition Guidelines.

Product Feed Message Example

<Product> 
<SKU>ABC123SKU</SKU> 
<StandardProductID> 
<Type>ASIN</Type> 
<Value>B000000000</Value> 
</StandardProductID> 
<LaunchDate>11-11-2003H09:30:47-05:00</LaunchDate> 
<Condition> 
<ConditionType>UsedLikeNew</ConditionType> 
</Condition> 
</Product>

Testing Condition Types

To test text file and XML implementations:

  1. Submit separate product feeds containing each condition type: "New", "Used", "Refurbished", and "Collectible". Ensure detail pages are appropriately updated.
  2. Submit separate product feeds containing "Like New," "Very Good," and "Good" for products that use the "Used" and "Collectible" condition type. Ensure product detail pages are appropriately updated.
  3. Submit separate product feeds containing "Like New," "Very Good," and "Good" for products that use the "New" and "Refurbished" condition type. Ensure product detail pages are not updated with these values.
  4. Submit multiple condition types per product. Verify that this operation succeeds.


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