The listing of all United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type IV Throwable Personal Flotation
Devices (PFDs) on the Amazon website must meet specified certification standards. Note that
Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these standards. To sell
these products on Amazon, you must apply by submitting the following information to email@example.com:
|Buoyant cushions||ANSI/UL 1175|
|Ring buoy||ANSI/UL 1123|
|Horseshoe buoy||ANSI/UL 1123|
The information you submit must be true, authentic, and accurate. Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these requirements.
Personal Flotation Device (PFD): A piece of equipment designed to assist a person to remain afloat in water. PFDs are a large category of items which include life vests, boating vests, ring buoys, horseshoe buoys and throwable cushions. Only a PFD marked as USCG Type IV (or Type V with Type IV performance) is considered a throwable PFD.
A throwable, square-shaped PFD used to keep a person afloat in water.
A throwable, ring-shaped PFD used to keep a person afloat in water.
A throwable, U-shaped PFD used to keep a person afloat in water.