This article applies to selling in: United States

Energy Labeling Rule

If you list an offer on a product that falls under the Energy Labeling Rule, it’s your responsibility to ensure the proper label, icon, or water use information is displayed on the detail page. The federal Energy Labeling Rule requires that all sellers listing these products display:

  • Yellow EnergyGuide labels on detail pages for certain appliances
  • White Lighting Facts labels on detail pages for certain lighting products
  • An energy icon (an encircled capital letter "E") on detail pages for certain lighting products
  • Water use information on detail pages for certain plumbing products

Contact the product manufacturer or private labeler to obtain the proper label, icon, or water use information to comply with the Energy Labeling Rule.

EnergyGuide labels and Lighting Facts labels

Sellers are required to display EnergyGuide labels on detail pages for the following products:

  • Televisions
  • Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, Freezers
  • Clothes Washers
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Central Air Conditioners
  • Dishwashers
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Pool Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers

Sellers are required to display Lighting Facts labels on detail pages for most general service “lamps” with medium screw bases, including most incandescent, compact fluorescent, and light-emitting diode light bulbs.

Upload images to the Energy Labeling Rule Widget

To upload and display images to the Energy Labeling Rule widget (located below product images on the detail page):


  1. Contact the product manufacturer to get a URL for the applicable EnergyGuide or Lighting Facts label image.
  2. Download the applicable inventory file template. (Templates that contain Energy Labeling Rule fields include: Tools & Home Improvement , Home & Garden , Lighting , and Consumer Electronics .)
  3. Depending on the product, find the Energy Guide Label (energy_efficiency_image_url) or Lighting Facts Label (lighting_facts_image_url) field and enter the URL of the label image from the product manufacturer's website.
  4. Open Add Products via Upload on Seller Central and upload your inventory file.
Note:
  • If you list an offer on an existing ASIN, it's your responsibility to ensure the applicable label is displayed on the product detail page.
  • If another seller has previously uploaded the required label images to the widget, the label will be displayed on the detail page below the product images.
  • Even if the label has previously been loaded as a product image on an existing ASIN, load your label image into the widget using the instructions above.

If you believe the wrong label is loaded to the widget, follow these steps to report the issue:


  1. Open the Contact us page.
  2. Click Selling on Amazon.com.
  3. Click Products and inventory.
  4. Click Product page issue, and then click Fix a product page.
  5. Complete steps 1 - 4, and then click Send. (For step 2, click Other.)

Energy icon

Sellers are required to display an energy icon (an encircled capital letter "E" ) on detail pages for the following products:

  • General Service Fluorescent Lamps
  • Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts
  • Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures

Display the energy icon on the detail page as a product image. Use any of the image slots (other than Energy Guide Label, Lighting Facts Label, Main, and Swatch) to upload the energy icon as a product image.

Water use information

Sellers are required to display water use information on detail pages for the following products:

  • Showerheads
  • Faucets
  • Water Closets (flush toilets)
  • Urinals

The product's water use must be expressed in gallons and liters per minute (gpm and L/min) or per cycle (gpc and L/cycle) or per flush (gpf and Lpf). However, these values are not required to be displayed in liters if impractical due to the size of the fitting or fixture.

Display water use information on the detail page in the Key Product Features section (also referred to as Bullet Points).

Additional information

For more information on the Energy Labeling Rule see:

To learn more about listing restrictions that require statements or disclosures, see Listing Restrictions That Require Statements or Disclosures.

Failure to comply with the Energy Labeling Rule may result in suspension or removal of your selling privileges.

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