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California Air Resources Board (CARB)

In California, certain products that have the potential to impact air quality must be compliant with California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements. It is your responsibility to determine if any products you list on Amazon.com are subject to CARB regulations.

Examples of listings permitted for sale in California

  • Aftermarket auto parts, catalytic converters, indoor air cleaners, small gas-powered engines, and portable gas containers that have been registered with CARB and have received an Executive Order (EO) number.
  • Products containing regulated composite wood (hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard (including thin-MDF), or particleboard) that comply with CARB formaldehyde emissions standards and labeling requirements.

Examples of listings prohibited from sale in California

  • Aftermarket auto parts, catalytic converters, indoor air cleaners, small gas-powered engines, and portable gas containers that have not been registered with CARB nor received an EO number, or for which the EO number was rescinded or withdrawn.
  • Products containing regulated composite wood that do not comply with CARB formaldehyde emissions standards.
  • Products containing regulated composite wood that are not labeled in accordance with CARB regulation.

How to qualify for sale in California: products that require an EO number

To upload compliance information for aftermarket auto parts, catalytic converters, indoor air cleaners, small gas-powered engines, and portable gas containersproducts, please follow the steps outlined below:

Vendors

  1. Contact the product manufacturer to get an EO Number, if applicable.
  2. Upload the EO numbers at new item setup or contact Amazon through Vendor Central (go to Contact Us, then Manage My Catalog, and click New Item Set Up and NIS Templates) for assistance with adding the EO numbers.

Sellers

  1. Contact the product manufacturer to get an EO Number, if applicable.
  2. Download the applicable inventory file template.
  3. Enter the related information in the following fields: "Please provide the Executive Number (EO) required for sale into California" and "Please provide the expiration date of the EO Number".
  4. Upload your inventory file through Seller Central (Add Products via Upload).

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