Product Advertising API
Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

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The ItemAttributes response group returns a potentially large number of attributes that describe an item. For example, an item in the Camera and Photo search index might return the attributes, height, width, weight, title, UPC, price, manufacturer, zoom ratio, number of megapixels, and carrying case.

All search indices can return all item attributes. However, the number of item attributes returned varies by ASIN. Typically, ASINs within the same search index return the same item attributes. For example, the item attributes returned for an item in the "Books" search index will be different from those returned for an item in the "Camera and Photo" search index. However, items within a single search index do not necessarily return the same attributes.

Relevant Operations

Operations that can use this response group include:

Response Elements

The following table describes the elements returned by ItemAttributes.

ItemAttributes also returns the elements that all response groups return, as described in Elements Common to All Response Groups.

Parent Response Group

The following response groups are parent response groups of ItemAttributes.

  • None

Child Response Group

The following response groups are child response groups of ItemAttributes.

  • None

Sample REST Use Case

The following request uses the ItemAttributes response group. Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKeyId=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate ID]& Operation=ItemSearch& Condition=All& ResponseGroup=ItemAttributes& SearchIndex=Blended& Keywords=GodSmack& Merchant=All& Version=2013-08-01 &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request Signature]

Sample Response Snippet

The following response snippet shows the elements returned by ItemAttributes.

<Item> <ASIN>B000A2XB9U</ASIN> <ItemAttributes> <AudienceRating>NR (Not Rated)</AudienceRating> <Director>Lawrence Jordan (II)</Director> <Director>Daniel E. Catullo</Director> <EAN>0014381273229</EAN> <Format>Color</Format> <Format>Compilation</Format> <Format>NTSC</Format> <Languages> <Language> <Name>English</Name> <Type>Original Language</Type> </Language> </Languages> <ListPrice> <Amount>1999</Amount> <CurrencyCode>USD</CurrencyCode> <FormattedPrice>$19.99</FormattedPrice> </ListPrice> <NumberOfItems>1</NumberOfItems> <ProductGroup>DVD</ProductGroup> <ReleaseDate>2005-09-06</ReleaseDate> <RunningTime Units="minutes">131</RunningTime> <Studio>Image Entertainment</Studio> <TheatricalReleaseDate>2005-06-25</TheatricalReleaseDate> <Title>Rockin' the Corps</Title> <UPC>014381273229</UPC> </ItemAttributes> </Item>