Amazon Electronics Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Amazon Electronics Requirements

Electronics sellers on Amazon must ensure compliance with a range of product regulations and safety standards. In this guide, we cover the basics of Amazon requirements concerning electronics standards, labeling requirements, testing, and packaging.

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This guide only covers product regulations, standards, and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States (e.g. FCC 47 CFR Part 15). However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union (e.g. the EMC Directive), Australia, Japan, and elsewhere.

Further, Amazon can change its terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up-to-date seller requirements on Amazon Seller Central.

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Amazon Toys & Children’s Products Requirements Guide for Sellers

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Amazon Toy Children Products Requirements

Planning to sell toys or other children’s products on Amazon? In this article, we explain what Amazon sellers must know about relevant regulations, mandatory safety standards, certification, labeling, and lab testing rules.

More specifically, this guide covers compliance requirements for toys, children’s jewelry, children’s furniture, clothing, baby products, and other related products.

We also explain what documents Amazon’s compliance team often requests from companies selling toys and other children’s products on their platform.

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This guide only covers product regulations, standards, and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States (e.g. CPSIA). However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union (e.g. Toy Safety Directive), Australia, Japan, and elsewhere.

Further, Amazon can change its terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up-to-date seller requirements on Amazon Seller Central.
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Amazon Product Liability Insurance Requirements: A Complete Guide

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Amazon requires that many sellers obtain product liability insurance, in order to cover potential damage, injury, or financial loss caused by defective and unsafe products. In this guide, we explain what sellers must know about Amazon product liability insurance requirements in the following marketplaces:

  • United States
  • European Union
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia

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List of Amazon Seller Product Liability Insurance Providers

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Product liability insurance can help you cover losses caused by consumer injury or property damage, caused by products you’ve sold. Obtaining product liability insurance is not only a wise decision for the sake of protecting your own business – but also mandatory for many Amazon sellers.

In this guide, we list product liability insurance providers specifically offering solutions for Amazon sellers.

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Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Requirements For Importers & Amazon Sellers

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A Declaration of Conformity (DoC) is mandatory for all products covered by one or more ‘CE marking’ directives. In this guide for importers and Amazon sellers, we explain how to create a DoC, associated costs, relevant products, and much more.

DoC Sample Texts

Further, this guide also includes Declaration of Conformity sample texts for the following:

  • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
  • Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU
  • RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU
  • Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC
  • Personal Protective Regulation (EU) 2016/425
  • Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC

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CPSIA Requirements For Amazon Sellers: Frequently Answered Questions

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CPSIA requirements

Selling children’s products on Amazon in the United States requires full compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). In this guide, you will learn why Amazon requires CPSIA compliance – and what documents they normally request. Continue reading CPSIA Requirements For Amazon Sellers: Frequently Answered Questions

Amazon Manufacturer & Importer Address Requirements Guide

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As you’re reading this you’ve likely received a message from Amazon rejecting your packaging labels as non-compliant. We keep receiving such reports from Amazon sellers on a weekly basis, with increasing frequency – and decided it was about time to dig deeper into this. Continue reading Amazon Manufacturer & Importer Address Requirements Guide

CE Marking Requirements for Amazon Sellers: A Complete Guide

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Amazon requires that all products are fully compliant with national product regulations. In the EU, this means that a wide range of products must be CE marked.

In this guide, we explain what you must know about Amazon CE marking requirements, compliance document checks, and common pitfalls. Continue reading CE Marking Requirements for Amazon Sellers: A Complete Guide

Amazon Product Compliance Document Requests and Removals

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Amazon sometimes contacts sellers to request test reports, label photocopies, and product certificates, for the sake of verifying that the product is safe and fully compliant with the national regulations in the concerned marketplace. Such a review can be trigged when listing a new product, consumer complaints, or by Amazon’s own internal compliance review team.

In this guide, you will learn why Amazon requests compliance documents from sellers, and what they normally expect. We also cover real-life case studies, to demonstrate how products are subject to different types of compliance document requests. Continue reading Amazon Product Compliance Document Requests and Removals