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Error 8005

You are attempting to change an identity attribute for this SKU. To proceed, please delete this SKU and recreate the SKU with the appropriate identity attribute.

The product data you are submitting has changed such that your product or SKU will be associated with a different product in the Amazon catalogue using this ASIN if this data is processed. Before we can process this product data, you must first remove any active offers for this product from Amazon.

If you use tab-delimited inventory files to manage your inventory, resolve the error by following these steps:

  1. Enter the SKU to be deleted in the SKU column. Other columns are not required except the Update-Delete column
  2. Enter Delete in the Update-Delete column.
  3. Submit your modified inventory file. This removes any active offers from Amazon. You may need to wait 24 hours to re-use this SKU.
  4. Change the product data in your inventory file for this SKU to the new values, and change the Delete value you entered in the Update-Delete column to Update.
    Note: Ensure the values for price and quantity are correct; the Update action will re-create your SKU and list the product for sale.
  5. Submit your updated inventory file.

If you use Inventory Loader files to manage your inventory, follow these steps to resolve this error:

  1. Change the product data in your Inventory Loader files for this SKU so that it matches the data from your last successful submission.
  2. Enter " 0 " (zero) in the quantity column.
  3. Enter " x " in the add-delete column.
  4. Submit your modified Inventory Loader file. This removes any active offers from Amazon. You may need to wait 24 hours to re-use this SKU.
  5. Change the product data in your Inventory Loader file for this SKU to the new values, but leave the quantity at zero.
  6. Enter " a " in the add-delete column.
  7. Submit your updated Inventory Loader file.
  8. When your Inventory Loader file has processed successfully, submit a new Inventory Loader file with a valid quantity for your product.

If you use XML feeds to manage your inventory, follow these steps to resolve this error:

  1. Upload an inventory feed with a quantity of "0" (zero) for this SKU.
  2. Submit your updated product feed.
  3. When your product feed has been processed successfully, upload another inventory feed with a valid quantity for your product.

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