Error Code 8541

Error Code 8541: The SKU data provided is different from what’s already in the Amazon catalog If you see this code then Amazon already has a listing that uses the barcode number you have entered. There are two reasons why this could happen: 1. You have already created a product listing with Amazon using this … Read more

Error Code 5461-1

Amazon Error Code 5461-1: You are using UPCs, EANs, ISBNs, ASINs, or JAN codes that do not match the products you are trying to list Amazon’s brand registry platform cross checks brand names with GS1’s GEPIR database as a method of proof of brand ownership. If you try to list a product on Amazon and … Read more

Change the destination url of your Dynamic QR Code

India Barcodes offers two types of QR Codes: Static and Dynamic. The destination url of a Static QR Code cannot be changed. A Dynamic QR code’s destination url can be changed at any time an unlimited amount of times. Follow the below procedure to change the destination url of your Dynamic QR Code purchased at … Read more

QR Code Colour, Size & Printing Guide

QR code size & colour Unlike retail barcodes QR codes need to be noticed by customers to be scanned. There are some guidelines around QR code size & colour but the most important factor is getting your desired audience to scan the code and also allowing them the time to do so. For this reason … Read more

Error Code 5461

Amazon Error Code 5461: You may not create ASINs for this brand. Please review our ASIN Creation Policy here:  If you are seeing this error it means that you are trying to list an item that is registered with Amazon’s brand registry using your own GTIN. Please put your own company name in the … Read more

ISBN – Barcodes for Books

ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is the only valid barcode format for books. ISBNs are a set of numbers starting with 987 issued exclusively by the International ISBN agency. You must apply for and obtain your ISBNs from if you wish to include one on your Book. Please note you cannot use the EAN-13 … Read more

Error Code 8556

Error Code 8556: Sorry, this product is ineligible for Amazon Marketplace selling at this time If you are seeing this error message then Amazon has detected that the GTIN you are using is already listed on an existing item that is in a category that you have not been approved to sell in. Please check … Read more

Using your Barcodes on Amazon

Amazon’s barcode acceptance policies and its enforcement are subject to change.  We therefore cannot guarantee that the barcodes we supply will always be accepted by Amazon.  To be certain of Amazon’s latest requirements we recommended contacting Amazon directly. Amazon’s current stated policy prefers that sellers are members of GS1.  However Amazon’s enforcement of this varies with … Read more

ISSN – Barcodes for Magazines & other Serial Publications

Magazines and other serialized publications such as journals require an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN). You can obtain an ISSN from Please note: The standard EAN-13 and UPC-A numbers we supply cannot be used as ISSNs. ISSN Image Generation We can assist you with your ISSN serialization and provide you with correctly formatted barcode … Read more

Barcode Verification

Barcode Verification Explained Barcode Verification determines the scan quality of a barcode image. A Barcode Verification machine tests the product’s printed printed artwork. The test involves scanning the product’s barcode multiple times and from varying angles and distances, the success of which determines the grade of the test from A – F or 4 – … Read more