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Selling Industrial & Scientific Products

Amazon limits the addition of new sellers in the Industrial & Scientific category to ensure that customers are able to buy with confidence from all sellers on Amazon.

The selling guidelines listed here for selling in the Industrial & Scientific category reflect buyer concern for product quality, product branding, and consumer safety. Adherence to import and export restrictions is also important to ensuring that buyers can purchase authentic, high-quality Industrial & Scientific products.

Category requirements

  • Sellers must have an active Professional selling plan. Learn more about Seller account features.
  • Sellers must conduct proper research to ensure that their Industrial & Scientific product listings comply with applicable local, state, federal, and international laws and regulations.
  • All products must meet North America product safety standards. For more information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada's Consumer Product Safety resources.
  • Sellers should only list Industrial & Scientific Supplies in the Industrial & Scientific Category. Listing of products that are not Industrial or Scientific supplies will result in removal of seller approval to list in this category.

Product listing

  • All listing data and images must be suitable for all ages and appropriate for our global community. Listing data and images may not depict or contain nudity or pornographic, obscene, or offensive items.
  • Sellers must follow Amazon listing standards for any product sold on Amazon, and agree to appropriately and accurately classify their products.
  • Sellers must submit product titles, bullets, and product descriptions that are clearly written and assist the customer in understanding the product.
  • Sellers are responsible for the quality of all images they upload, even if the seller has obtained the images from an outside source.
  • Sellers must review listing guidelines in the Industrial & Scientific Category style guide and browse-tree guide and appropriately and accurately classify products using the correct Item Type Keyword (ITK).
  • Sellers must use the correct Industrial & Scientific category-specific inventory file template in order to apply the correct ITK to the listing.
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