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Invalid GTIN values

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I am trying to add my products too the shopping feed seems some errors with my GTIN Values please can somebody fix my GTIN Values?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?><rss xmlns:g="http://base.google.com/ns/1.0" version="2.0"><channel><title>LFS - Copyright ©  All Rights Reserved </title><description>LFS Oak Furniture Sale - Here At London Furniture Store We Sell Solid Oak Furniture and a Large Range of Oak Dining Furniture &amp; Oak Bedroom Furniture. View Now To Take Advantage Of Our Oak Furniture Sale.</description><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/</link><item><title><![CDATA[Large Oak Dining Table]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=4</link><description>&lt;div&gt;
	&lt;u&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/u&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
	Large Oak Dining Table&lt;br /&gt;
	L1800/H800/W1000&lt;br /&gt;
	(Chairs Not Included)&lt;/div&gt;
</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>4</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/6e/DiningtableRS2158jpg-100073-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RS2158</g:mpn><g:price>319.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Living And Dining &gt; Richmond Collections &gt; Richmond Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Dining Tables</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RS2158</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Bar Stool]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=69</link><description>&lt;strong&gt;&lt;u&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/u&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Bar Stool With Leather Seat&lt;br /&gt;
(PU) Black Or Brown&lt;br /&gt;
&amp;nbsp;W470/H1060/D495</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>69</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/73/RS2171jpg-100157-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RS2171</g:mpn><g:price>104.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Living And Dining &gt; Richmond Collections &gt; Richmond Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Benches &amp; Stools</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RS2171</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Bedside Table]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=16</link><description>&lt;br /&gt;
&lt;u&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/u&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Bedside Table&lt;br /&gt;
W450/H700/D400</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>16</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/70/RS2108jpg-100103-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RS2108</g:mpn><g:price>104.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Bedroom &gt; Richmond Collection &gt; Richmond Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Bedsides &amp; Tallboys</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RS2108</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Bedside Table]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=84</link><description>&lt;u&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Richmond Petite&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/u&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Bedside Table&lt;br /&gt;
W420/H580/D350</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>84</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/75/RP956Smalljpg-100176-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RP956</g:mpn><g:price>59.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Bedroom &gt; Richmond Collection &gt; Richmond Petite</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Bedsides &amp; Tallboys</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RP956</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Bedside Table]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=149</link><description>&lt;b&gt;&lt;u&gt;Kingston Standard&lt;/u&gt;&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Bedside Table&lt;br /&gt;
W450/H700/D400</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>149</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/7e/G1433copySmalljpg-100323-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>KS1433</g:mpn><g:price>112.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Bedroom &gt; Kingston Collection</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Bedsides &amp; Tallboys</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>KS1433</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Chair With Leather Seat]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=168</link><description>Oak Chair With Leather Seat (PU) - W470/H1090/D505</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>168</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/7f/G1456copySmalljpg-100343-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>KS1456</g:mpn><g:price>89.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Living And Dining &gt; Kingston Collections &gt; Kingston Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Chairs</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>KS1456</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Chair With Wooden Seat]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=169</link><description>Oak Chair With Wooden Seat - W470/H1090/D505</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>169</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/7f/G1457copySmalljpg-100344-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>KS1457</g:mpn><g:price>112.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Living And Dining &gt; Kingston Collections &gt; Kingston Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Chairs</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>KS1457</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Chest 3 Drawers]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=73</link><description>&lt;strong&gt;&lt;u&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/u&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Chest 3 Draws&lt;br /&gt;
W800/H765/D420</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>73</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/74/rszg21791jpg-100161-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RS2179</g:mpn><g:price>232.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Items &gt; Chest of Drawers</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RS2179</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Chest 4 Drawers]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=17</link><description>&lt;strong style=&quot;font-size: 11.8181819915771px;&quot;&gt;&lt;u&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/u&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Chest 4 Draws&lt;br /&gt;
W800/L965/D420</description><g:brand></g:brand><g:condition>new</g:condition><g:id>17</g:id><g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/70/RS2111jpg-100104-500x500.jpg</g:image_link><g:mpn>RS2111</g:mpn><g:price>277.9900</g:price><g:product_type>Bedroom &gt; Richmond Collection &gt; Richmond Standard</g:product_type><g:product_type>Items &gt; Chest of Drawers</g:product_type><g:quantity>1</g:quantity><g:availability>in stock</g:availability><g:upc>RS2111</g:upc><g:weight>0.00</g:weight></item><item><title><![CDATA[Oak Chest 4 Drawers]]></title><link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=66</link><description>&lt;strong style=&quot;font-size: 11.8181819915771px;&quot;&gt;&lt;u&gt;Richmond Standard&lt;/u&gt;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
Oak Chest 4 Drawers&lt;br /&gt;
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Re: Invalid GTIN values

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simply add a valid brand value, delete the upc, verify
that an mpn is (always) submitted and valid, and then,
re-submit the feed.

there are three global-trade-data attributes --
mpn, gtin, brand
there are no such attributes as ean or upc.
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/1344057

what is required depends on the type of item -- for furniture, at least

two valid, correct, and accurate global-trade-data values are required;

only designated-brand and media items require a valid gtin.

be certain to verify the brand and mpn values by checking the physical
item (packaging) and consulting with the manufacturer; all merchants
selling the same item must submit identical global-trade-data, as
assigned by the brand-manufacturer, to the exact item being sold --
typically, stamped directly on the product or package, at the factory.

 

if a valid gtin bar-code exists on the item or package --

simply add a gtin attribute and submit those digits.

approximated or self-assigned global-trade-data are not allowed --
e.g. internal sku can never be used as an mpn or gtin value.

valid gtin (upc, ean) must be directly stamped on the product
or package, as a valid gtin bar-code, typically at the factory;

the gtin submitted are the digits near the base of the bar-code:
http://www.gs1.org/barcodes/ean-upc

there is no such attribute as upc -- and
RS2158 is not a valid gtin (upc, ean) value.

importantly, any and all formatting should be removed; all data should
be in plain (ascii) text, using standard (english) sentences, without any
formatting details whatsoever -- (css, html, entities, javascript, etc.),
should never be used and are generally not allowed; google decides
all formatting and display details of all product-listing-ads.

as an aside, a best-practice is to use a mix of letters and numbers
for the id value -- id values should be unique per item and never
change once assigned to the physical inventor item.

 

also, weight should be shipping_weight
and zero is not a valid shipping_weight

also, the product image should not include chairs if chairs are not included --
generally, that is a policy violation and grounds for disapproval or suspension,
at any time.

also importantly, the entire checkout-flow on the website must be secure --
collecting user-data without being https/ssl secure is a policy violation
and is grounds for disapproval or a permanent suspension from the
program, at any time (a secure third-party for checkout may be used

to collect any and all user data).

 

a valid example item --

<item>
   <title><![CDATA[Large Oak Dining Table]]></title>
   <g:brand>Richmond Standard Furniture</g:brand>
   <g:mpn>RS2158</g:mpn>
   <link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/index.php?rt=product/product&amp;product_id=4</link>
   <description>Richmond Standard Large Oak Dining Table L1800/H800/W1000 (Chairs Not Included).</description>
   <g:condition>new</g:condition>
   <g:id>4rs2158uk</g:id>
   <g:image_link>http://londonfurniturestore.com/OakCart/image/thumbnails/18/6e/DiningtableRS2158jpg-100073-500x500.jpg</g:image_link>
   <g:price>319.99 GBP</g:price>
   <g:product_type>Living And Dining &gt; Richmond Collections &gt; Richmond Standard</g:product_type>
   <g:product_type>Items &gt; Dining Tables</g:product_type>
   <g:google_product_category>Furniture &gt; Tables</g:google_product_category>
   <g:availability>in stock</g:availability>
   <g:shipping_weight>925 kg</g:shipping_weight>
 </item>

 

Re: Invalid GTIN values

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Thank You Sir Almost Ready To List Some Really Nice Oak Furniture