List of Restricted Products on Amazon: An Overview

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Amazon requires that all products sold by third-party sellers comply with mandatory safety standards and regulations in each respective country they sell. However, Amazon also has its own requirements for certain product categories and substances.

Keep reading, and learn what you must know about product restrictions applicable to cosmetics, packaging, jewelry, furniture, medical devices, and more.

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3 Common Product Compliance Mistakes Made by Amazon Sellers

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Amazon Compliance Mistakes

Amazon is taking product safety and compliance seriously. Yet, many importers and sellers fail to do their homework until they receive that dreaded email from the Amazon product compliance team. In this article, we cover some of the most common compliance-related mistakes made by Amazon sellers – and how they can be avoided. Continue reading 3 Common Product Compliance Mistakes Made by Amazon Sellers

Amazon Beauty Products and Cosmetics Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Cosmetics and skincare products

Planning to sell makeup, haircare, skincare, or other cosmetic products on Amazon.com? In this guide, you’ll find a breakdown of regulations, labeling requirements, documentation, and lab testing rules that all cosmetics sellers on Amazon.com must know.

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Amazon Hazmat Guide: Review Process and Documentation

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Planning to sell electronics, cosmetics, hair care products, or essential oils on Amazon? Chances are your product is classified as dangerous goods – or hazmat – which requires that additional documentation is submitted before you can start selling.

In this guide, we explain how you can assess if your product is classified as hazmat, and how to obtain the necessary documentation and information required for selling hazmat on Amazon. Continue reading Amazon Hazmat Guide: Review Process and Documentation

Amazon Certificate of Compliance: A Complete Guide

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Amazon may sometimes remove or suspend a product listing if they suspect that the product is not correctly labeled or for other reasons non-compliant. Amazon may then require the seller to provide the following information:

  • Product label photos and/or documents
  • Certificate of Compliance

The Certificate of Compliance is often what confuses Amazon sellers, so we decided to do some research and explain why you need this document, and how to obtain it. Continue reading Amazon Certificate of Compliance: A Complete Guide

Amazon Lithium Batteries Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Lithium Batteries Requirements

Planning to sell lithium batteries or electronic products containing lithium batteries on Amazon? In this guide, we will cover what all Amazon sellers must know about safety standards and regulations, lab testing, certification, and other requirements.

Note: This guide only covers product regulations, standards and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States. However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union, Australia, Japan, and elsewhere. Further, Amazon can change their own terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up to date seller requirements on the Amazon Seller Central. Continue reading Amazon Lithium Batteries Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

Amazon Clothing & Textiles Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Amazon Clothing Requirements for Sellers

Planning to sell clothing and other textile products on Amazon? In this guide, we explain what Amazon sellers must know about product standards, labeling rules, testing, and certification when selling dresses and suits, children’s clothing, sportswear, and other textile products.

Note: This guide only covers product regulations, standards and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States. However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union, Australia, Japan, and elsewhere. Further, Amazon can change their own terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up to date seller requirements on the Amazon Seller Central.

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