How to find the correct Amazon Browse Nodes IDs for your products

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Amazon Node ID: what is it

Browse node IDs are numeric codes that identify inside Amazon a given product category. There are more than 30 THOUSANDS product categories on Amazon, each one identified by a unique Node ID (also called Browse Nodes).

Find the Node ID can be useful if you want to publish on Amazon a product not yet associated by Amazon to an ASIN.

Read more: How to publish new products on Amazon

If instead your product already has an ASIN, i.e. the internal Amazon’s Unique Product Identifier, the Node ID you may assign to your Amazon listing becomes mostly irrelevant.

In Amazon’s own words: Browse node IDs are positive integers that uniquely identify product sets, such as Literature & Fiction: (17), Medicine: (13996), Mystery & Thrillers: (18), Nonfiction: (53), Outdoors & Nature: (290060). Amazon uses thousands of browse node IDs.While top-level browse node values tend to remain the same, the values of other browse nodes change often. Browse nodes are created and eliminated without notification.

Please note that node IDs are unique in one Amazon locale (e.g.,,, …) The same Node ID can be used in two or more Amazon locales, but the names and purposes of those nodes can be different and unrelated.

Read more: Sell as Barcode Exempted on Amazon

Please note that currently users cannot list with Nembol on Amazon, neither as barcode exempted nor new ASINs.

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Where to find the correct Amazon Node IDs

European and US + Canada sellers may find node IDs for their Amazon locale following these instructions:

Node IDs for European sellers

Find the node ID’s for each category, using these tools provided by Amazon:

And so on for further locales. See screenshots below:

How to find the corresponding Node ID on Amazon if you’re in Europe.

Node IDs for USA and Canada sellers

On, node IDs have recently been moved and are a little bit hidden for some reason. This is how to find them:

  1. Use the product classifier tool for new products, available at this link to logged Amazon sellers:
  2. Browse the category tree to find your preferred category for the product or set of products you are about to publish. In the example below, we used: Beauty & Personal Care > Makeup > Eyes > Mascara.
  3. Click “Select”.
  4. Look in the URL for the “&recommendedBrowseNodeId=xxxxxx“. In our example, the code is “11058611“. This is the node ID you are looking for.
Browse all the way through to the category you wish to assign to your product or set of products, click “Select, then look for “&recommendedBrowseNodeId=……” in the address bar
Towards the right of theURL, you have to look for the variable &recommendedBrowseNodeId=… This is the node ID you are looking for.

Nembol may be a good choice for a comprehensive tool that facilitates a seamless integration with Amazon, offering a user-friendly solution to efficiently handle your product listings.

Read more: Amazon setup inside Nembol

Its functionality extends beyond the confines of a singular platform, making it particularly advantageous for those engaged in multi-channel selling.

For sellers managing multiple channels, Nembol stands out as a powerful solution to sync the activities between your Amazon shop and other channels. This guarantees continuous updates to product availability, minimizing the risk of overselling or discrepancies in stock levels.

With its centralized dashboard, Nembol offers the convenience of listing and managing your entire product catalog from a single location. This centralized approach not only simplifies the management process but also improves overall efficiency in handling multiple channels simultaneously.

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