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What is ASIN

ASIN or Amazon Standard Identification Number is a 10-character set used by retailers to track inventory. The ASIN number is unique and it helps the customers identify the product they are looking for.

How does an ASIN look

The Amazon Standard Identification Number consists of numbers and letters an example of an ASIN number can be “C08BABEPZS”

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How to create an ASIN 

In order to add an ASIN on Amazon, you need to follow the following steps:

  1. Add a Product on Amazon Store
  2. Create Product Listing
  3. Click on “I’m adding a product not sold on Amazon
  4. Select Product Category
  5. Complete Listing Creation Wizard

How to find an ASIN number?

It is quite easy to find ASIN on Amazon, all you have to do is:

  • Use a Search Bar

On Amazon, you can search for a Product through its name, URL, or SKU and once you find the product you can click on its details, that is where you can find out the ASIN of that product.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can one delete Amazon ASIN?

No, you cannot delete an amazon ASIN once it has been created. They are available on the Platforms Catalogue.

Q: What is ASIN used for?

The Amazon Standard Identification Number is used by amazon and other marketplaces to keep track of inventory. 

 Can two products have the same ASIN?

Ans: No, two products cannot have the same ASIN.

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