eBay Trading APIVersion 1179

AuthenticityVerificationType

This type is used by the AuthenticityVerification container, which gives status on whether the order line item has passed or failed the authenticity inspection, or if the test is still pending. The following table describes the relationship between the Status and OutcomeReason fields.

Status

OutcomeReason

Description

PENDING Not applicable Authenticity checks have not completed (the authentication status is pending). The order's authenticity is still unknown
PASSED Not applicable The authentication has been accepted. The order is authentic. The authentication partner sends the order line item to the buyer with the message that the item is authentic
PASSED_WITH_EXCEPTION
There may be legal reasons or requirements such that the item cannot be labeled authentic.
CUSTOMIZED The order line item has been altered or customized, and cannot be labeled as authentic but will be sent to the buyer
MISCATEGORIZED The order line item was in the wrong eBay category and cannot be labeled as authentic but will be sent to the buyer
FAILED NOT_AUTHENTIC The order could not be authenticated. The authentication partner returns the order line item to the seller; refunds the buyer
NOT_AS_DESCRIBED The order is not as described. The authentication partner returns the order line item to the seller; refunds the buyer
NOT_AUTHENTIC_NO_RETURN This enumeration value indicates that the order line item was found as counterfeit and cannot be returned to the seller because of legal constraints; refunds the buyer

Type that uses AuthenticityVerificationType:

Calls that use AuthenticityVerificationType:

Fields

OutcomeReason ( string ) [0..1]
This field is returned after the third-party authenticator has performed the authentication inspection on the order line item.

Different values will be returned based on whether the item passed or failed the authentication inspection. This field is not returned when the status value of the order line item is PENDING or PASSED. The possible values returned here are CUSTOMIZED, MISCATEGORIZED, NOT_AUTHENTIC, NOT_AS_DESCRIBED, or NOT_AUTHENTIC_NO_RETURN.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use OutcomeReason.

Status ( string ) [0..1]
The value in this field indicates whether the order line item has passed or failed the authenticity inspection, or if the test and/or results are still pending. The possible values returned here are PENDING, PASSED, PASSED_WITH_EXCEPTION, or FAILED.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use Status.