condition [condition]: Definition

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

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When to use

Optional for each new product
Required for each used and refurbished 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 may or may 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 that we understand the data that 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>

For format API information, please see Content API for Shopping.

Guidelines

Follow these guidelines to make sure that 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 that 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 on 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. The information that 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 whether 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
The condition that you submit depends on whether the printer cartridge that you're selling is used, refurbished, refilled or new. Learn more about requirements for printer cartridges

Examples

Clothing

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Product New polka dot orange scarf
title [title] Polka dot scarf – Orange and black
condition [condition] new
price [price] 15.00 GBP
color [colour] orange/black

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Product Used polka dot orange scarf
title [title] Polka dot scarf – Used – Orange and black
condition [condition] used
price [price] 5.00 GBP
color [colour] orange/black

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Product New hot pink shoes
title [title] High heels – Hot pink – Size 6
condition [condition] new
price [price] 59.00 GBP
color [colour] hot pink
size [size] 6

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Product Used hot pink shoes
title [title] Hot-pink vintage high heels – 1930s – Size 6
condition [condition] used
price [price] 10.00 GBP
color [colour] hot pink
size [size] 6
Electronics

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

 

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

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Product Google Nexus 6
title [title] Google Nexus 6 – 32 GB – Midnight blue – Unlocked
condition [condition] new
gtin [gtin] 3234567890126
brand [brand] Google
google_product_category [google_product_category] Electronics > Communications > Telephony > Mobile phones

 

Product Refurbished Google Nexus 6
title [title] Google Nexus 6 – Refurbished – 32 GB – Midnight blue – Unlocked
condition [condition] refurbished
gtin [gtin] 3234567890126
brand [brand] Google
google_product_category [google_product_category] Electronics > Communications > Telephony > Mobile phones
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