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condition: Definition

 
Tell users about the condition of the product you're selling. Setting this value correctly is important since we use it to refine search results.

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When to use

Required for each product

Supported values:

  • new. Your product is new and has never been used. It's in its original packaging, which has not been opened.
  • refurbished. While your product isn’t new, it has been professionally restored to working order so that it appears new, and it comes with a warranty. The product might or might not be in its original packaging. This is sometimes referred to as remanufactured.
  • used. Your product is a second-hand item. For example, the product has been used before, the original packaging has been opened, or the original packaging is missing.

Format

Follow these formatting guidelines to make sure we understand the data you're submitting. 

Type new, refurbished, or used
Repeated field No
Schema.org property
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Offer.itemCondition, Type: OfferItemCondition

Mapping:

  • new: NewCondition
  • refurbished: RefurbishedCondition
  • used: DamagedCondition, UsedCondition
File format Example value
Text feeds used
XML feeds <g:condition>used</g:condition>
Content API v2 (JSON) "condition": "used"
Content API v2 (XML) <condition>used</condition>

Guidelines

Follow these guidelines to make sure you submit high-quality data for your products and get the best performance from your ads.

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Minimum requirements

These are the requirements you'll need to meet to show ads for your product. If you don't follow these requirements, we'll disapprove your product and let you know in the Diagnostics page of your Merchant Center account. 

  • Comply with local laws and regulations when submitting refurbished products. Your target country may have certain laws that relate to refurbished products, so before selling a refurbished product, make sure it complies with the local laws and regulations and with Google Shopping policies.
  • Submit the correct unique product identifiers for your product. What information you should submit can vary based on your product’s condition. Learn more about submitting product identifiers

Additional guidelines

Review each section closely to determine if the requirements apply to your country or product. If you don't follow requirements that apply to you, we'll disapprove your product and let you know in the Diagnostics page of your Merchant Center account.

Printer cartridges
  • Submit the correct value for condition along with the correct unique product identifiers for the brand, mpn, and gtin attributes for your printer cartridge:
    • Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) cartridges
      • Submit new for condition
      • Submit the unique product identifiers assigned by the OEM manufacturer
    • Compatible cartridges
      • Submit new for condition
      • Submit the unique product identifiers assigned by the manufacturer of cartridge. Don’t submit the unique product identifiers of the OEM cartridge that it’s compatible with.
    • Refurbished cartridges
      • Submit refurbished for condition
      • Submit the unique product identifiers assigned by the OEM manufacturer
    • Refilled cartridges
      • Submit used for condition
      • Submit the unique product identifiers assigned by the OEM manufacturer

Examples

Apparel

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Product New polka dotted orange scarf
title Polka dot scarf - orange and black
condition new
price 15.00 USD
color orange/black

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Product Used polka dotted orange scarf
title Polka dot scarf - used - orange and black
condition used
price 5.00 USD
color orange/black

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Product New Hot Pink Shoes
title High Heels - hot pink - Size 6
condition new
price 59.00 USD
color hot pink
size 6

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Product Used Hot Pink Shoes
title Hot Pink Vintage High Heels - 1930s - Size 6
condition used
price 10.00 USD
color hot pink
size 6
Electronics

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Product Brand-new Chromecast
title Google Chromecast 2 - 1080p - Wi-Fi - Black
condition new
gtin 0811571016518
brand Google

 

Product Repaired and cleaned up Chromecast (comes with a warranty)
title Refurbished Google Chromecast 2 - 1080p - Wi-Fi - Black
condition refurbished
gtin 0811571016518
brand Google
Phone and tablet

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Product Google Nexus 6
title Google Nexus 6 - 32 GB - Midnight Blue - unlocked
condition new
gtin 3234567890126
brand Google
google_product_category Electronics > Communications > Telephony > Mobile Phones

 

Product Refurbished Google Nexus 6
title Google Nexus 6 - Refurbished- 32 GB - Midnight Blue - unlocked
condition refurbished
gtin 3234567890126
brand Google
google_product_category Electronics > Communications > Telephony > Mobile Phones
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