Amazon Product Compliance Tool

Amazon Product Compliance Tool: Create Certificates & Label Files

An online platform helping Amazon sellers create mandatory product compliance certificates and label files. You can also create compliance requirements lists and manage lab testing.

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Understanding the requirements takes time and expertise. This tool saves you hours of research & analysis.

Renaud Anjoran, Sofeast

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It makes a sometimes complex process much easier when you have guidance on where to start.

Anssi Tynjälä, Innovapro

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We import many different products. Using a tool that allows us to check regulations is really useful.

Filippo Orlandini, Imdico

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Compliance is complex to navigate for sellers looking to sell internationally. This tool is a great place to start.

Edward Li, Starlity

Step 1: Create Compliance Report

Start by creating a Compliance Report to learn about the requirements for your product:

  • Product regulations
  • Labeling requirements
  • Documentation/Certification requirements
  • Lab testing requirements


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Product Categories
Electronics
Electronics

Children’s Products
Toys

Food Contact Products
FCM

Fitness Products
Fitness

Pet Products
Pet Products

Watches
Watches

Packaging
Packaging

Clothing
Clothing

Sporstwear
Sportswear

Caps
Caps & Hats

Children's Clothing
Children’s Clothing

Accessories
Accessories

Bags
Bags

Jewelry
Jewelry

Eyewear
Eyewear

Furniture
Furniture

Home Textiles
Home Textiles

Kitchen Products
Kitchen Products

Step 2: Create Product Certificates & Declarations

Use the document editor to self-issue mandatory certificates/documents. Such documents can be requested by Amazon with short notice.

US Flag Children’s Product Certificate (CPC), General Certificate of Conformity (GCC)

EU Flag Declaration of Conformity (DoC)

Other countries: General
Certificate/Document Editor

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Step 3: Create Product & Packaging Label Files

Use the label editor to self-issue mandatory product and packaging label files. Amazon often requires photocopies of the product and packaging to verify that the labeling is correct.

US Flag CPSIA Tracking Label, Country of Origin, Textiles Label

EU Flag GPSD Label, CE Label, Textiles Label

Other countries: General Label Editor

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Step 4: Book Lab Testing

Request free lab testing quotations at any stage of the process. Amazon often requires lab test reports. Our partners covers these countries/regions:

  • USA
  • EU
  • Australia
  • UK

  • Overview

  • Compliance Report Tool (Video)

    + European Union & United States

    + Covers 22 product categories

    + Create unlimited reports

  • Create Certificates/Documents Beta (PDF)

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  • Create Label Files Beta (PDF)

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  • Product Database Beta (PDF)

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  • Book Lab Testing (PDF)

  • Other Features

  • Online Support (PDF)

  • Quick Courses (PDF)

  • Monthly Compliance Updates (PDF)

  • Users

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Compliance Report Tool Information

Disclaimer: The content in the PDF report is provided for general information purposes only. The content includes summaries written by our team members based on publicly available information about product safety standards, labeling, documentation, testing, processes, and other product compliance-related topics. However, we don’t guarantee that we cover every single relevant regulation/standard/requirement applicable to a certain product (We only cover the regulations/directives/rules listed in this document), or that the information is free from errors, or covering every single option, scenario, or exemption. We do make mistakes from time to time. We never provide legal advice of any sort.

Changes/Updates: Product standards and substance restrictions are subject to frequent updates and changes. In addition, new regulations, standards, and/or requirements may also become effective at any time. We review a predetermined list of official EU and US sources to stay up to date with updated product certification, labeling, testing, and other compliance requirements. We send the reports monthly to our customers by email – and clarify which (if any) of the update requires an update to the Compliance Report Tool database.

1. We do not guarantee that all updates are made in real-time. There can be a delay from the implementation of new requirements until we have updated the tool.

2. We do not guarantee that we ‘catch’ every single new or updated compliance requirement.

3. We recommend that you consult a lab testing company to get the latest information about mandatory standards/regulations in your market, country, or state. Lab testing companies generally stay up to date on new and updated standards and regulations.

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National/State-Level Standards/Regulations: The report doesn’t cover all European national and US state standards, regulations, and requirements. We recommend that you consult a testing company or other professional to confirm all relevant (and current) national/state-level standards and regulations.

Sources: We link to official website sources in this report under Learn more, where you must go to find additional information about each topic.

Technical problems: The tool could malfunction as a result of programming bugs, hacking or other software interfering with the Product Compliance Report Tool. This can in turn result in the report missing information or containing for other reasons incorrect information. We test the tool* on a monthly basis, but cannot guarantee that this will never happen.
*Testing on Chrome browser on desktop (Macbook Air M1 Chip 2020) only. We do not test on other website browsers or mobile devices.

Product Manager Information

Editors: We create the certificate and label file templates based on official sources, which we also link to. However, we do not guarantee that the templates are correct and perfectly applicable to every possible product or scenario.

1. The standard fields may not be sufficient in some cases. Hence, you may need to add additional fields to the template.

2. Additional requirements may have been added which renders our template outdated.

3. Always compare the template to the provided source link before you download.

4. Do not assume that the editors cover all documents/certificates and labels that may be required for a certain product.

5. Technical problems can occur when saving or downloading files created using the editors (e.g. missing fields or incorrect information) due to software bugs or connection issues. We test* all forms on a monthly basis to ensure that the field data is included in the downloaded file. But, we cannot guarantee that technical problems will never occur. It’s therefore important that you carefully review the download files and confirm that all the information is correct.
*Testing on Chrome browser on desktop (Macbook Air M1 Chip 2020) only. We do not test on other website browsers or mobile devices.

6. Notice that we do send our templates for review to a qualified legal professional, who compares the template and the official source material, for publication. However, even this does not guarantee that it’s free from mistakes, always up to date, or that it’s applicable to your specific product or scenario.

Tutorials: The Product Manager includes tutorials that serve as general guides for when certain steps are taking, such as the creation of label files or booking lab testing. However, the exact nature of each step and their order can differ on a case-by-case basis.

How is the information gathered?

Compliance Report Tool: We use official sources to gather the information provided in the report, such as ec.europa.eu. The report also includes links to all sources. We only cover the regulations/directives/rules listed in this document.

Product Manager: We use official sources to create the label and certificate templates, such as ec.europa.eu. Each template is then submitted to a legal professional for review and a second opinion before publication.

Is the information updated?

We review official sources on a monthly basis, to help us determine if we need to update the Compliance Report Tool or the Product Manager (Label and Certificate Templates). We send a newsletter after each monthly review to all active subscribers. Learn more in the Monthly Review Methodology document.

What can we expect from the support?

We can answer general questions about the information in the report and the practical aspects of the process. We can also recommend testing companies, consultants, and other resources. However, we cannot make our own interpretations or assess if a certain product meets the relevant compliance requirements.

What qualifications do you have?

Our background is primarily in product development and manufacturing in Asia. You can learn more about the team members on the About us page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Important: This FAQ is specific to the Amazon related features of the Product Compliance Manager. You can read the full FAQ on this page.

How is the Product Compliance Manager relevant for Amazon sellers?

Amazon requires sellers to ensure compliance with the applicable regulations and standards in the relevant country and marketplace. For example, businesses selling on Amazon in the United States must ensure that their products are compliant with US product regulations.

Likewise, those selling in France or Germany must ensure compliance with EU product compliance requirements.

More specifically, this means that you as an Amazon seller must ensure that your products are:

1. Lab tested and proven to be safe/compliant

2. Correctly labelled

3. Documented (e.g. certified)

The Product Compliance Manager helps with certain aspects of this process – for example creating compliance documents and certain label files.

Compliance Report Tool

The Compliance Report Tool helps you create a PDF report with a broad overview of compliance requirements. The report is automatically generated based on your inputs:

  • Country/market (EU or USA)
  • Product category (e.g. Watches or Electronics)
  • Parameters (e.g. Age group and materials)

The generated reports covers the following:

  • Chemical and heavy metals restrictions
  • Testing requirements
  • Documentation requirements
  • Labeling requirements
  • Official sources

You must create a compliance report before you start selling a product on Amazon, in order to start preparing lab testing, labeling and documentation in advance.

That said, we do not guarantee that we cover every single product, regulation or rule that may apply to a product sold on Amazon.

Document Editor

You can use the document editor to create product certificates and declarations. The documents can be downloaded as PDFs and then submitted to Amazon upon request.

  • Children’s Product Certificate (CPC)
  • General Certificate of Conformity (GCC)
  • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU DoC
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU DoC
  • Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU DoC
  • RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU DoC
  • Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC DoC
  • PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 DoC
  • Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC DoC

Note that product certificates and declarations often require a lab test report as supporting documentation.

Label Editor

Amazon also requires that products are correctly labeled. You can use the labeling editor to create label files in SVG format that can be applied to the product and the packaging.

  • CPSIA Tracking Label
  • Country of Origin
  • US Textiles Label
  • EU Textiles Label
  • GPSD Label

Note that Amazon often requires photocopies of product and packaging labels.

Quick Courses

The Quick Courses serve as introductions to general product compliance related topics, such as safety standards and labeling. We added the Quick Courses to the Product Compliance Manager to help you and your other team members better connect the dots and understand how labeling, documentation, and lab testing fits together.

Lab Testing

Lab test reports are mandatory for a wide range of products sold on Amazon. You can request lab test quotations and upload test reports through the Product Compliance Manager.

Can I use the Product Compliance Manager if I have already received a compliance request from Amazon?

Yes, you can use the platform to book lab testing, create label files, and generate product certificates. However, it can be too late at this stage as your product may be inherently non-compliant (e.g. incorrectly labeled or technically non-compliant).

Do you guarantee that the Product Compliance Manager can help resolve a compliance request?

No, we offer no such guarantee. The Product Compliance Manager has a limited scope in terms of covered product categories, document and label editors. Further, it is up to you as a user to fill out the editors correctly, and carefully read the sources to understand the requirements.

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