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Fidget spinners

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Amazon has implemented safety requirements for all fidget spinners offered on the site.

What is a fidget spinner?

A fidget spinner has two or more prongs with a bearing in its center circular pad. It can be made from a variety of materials including plastic, brass, stainless steel, titanium, and copper. The prongs may also be weighted with the same type of bearing. The device is often held between two fingers on the center pad, and spins around the center bearing.

What is a throwing star fidget spinner?

A “throwing star” fidget spinner is a type of fidget spinner that looks like a “throwing star” weapon, regardless of its material. At this time, throwing star fidget spinners are not allowed for sale in the Amazon marketplace.

How do I meet the safety requirements to sell fidget spinners?

To sell fidget spinners on Amazon, please submit the following information to the email address listed in the table below. Send the information from the email address associated with your seller account.


  1. Your company name
  2. Seller/vendor ID
  3. Your contact information (email address, phone number)
  4. A list of fidget spinner ASINs that you are applying to sell
  5. One of the following: (a) documents showing that you are the manufacturer of each of the ASINs you are applying to sell; or (b) copies of invoices or receipts showing each of the ASINs from your supplier, issued within the last 365 days, showing the quantities purchased.
  6. For each ASIN, documents from a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission-approved Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory showing compliance with the standard listed in the table below.
Marketplace Certification requirement Email documentation to:
United States ASTM F963-16 child-safety@amazon.com
Throwing star fidget spinner Not allowed to sell on Amazon

By applying to sell these products, you certify that all of the materials you submit are true.

Images of fidget spinners

Images of Throwing Star fidget spinners

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