Following topics are covered on this page:
What is a bassinet?
A bassinet is a small bed designed primarily to provide sleeping accommodations for infants that is supported by freestanding legs, a stationary frame or stand, or a wheeled base. A bassinet is intended to have a sleep surface less than or equal to ten degrees from horizontal. The federal safety standard covers stand-alone bassinets that were manufactured or imported after April 23, 2014 and bassinet attachments for play yards and non-full-size cribs that were manufactured or imported after April 23, 2015.
Examples of bassinets
What is a cradle?
A cradle is a small bed designed primarily to provide sleeping accommodations for infants that is supported by a rocking base or can swing relative to a stationary base. A cradle is intended to have a sleep surface less than or equal to ten degrees from horizontal while at rest (in a non-rocking position). The federal safety standard applies to all cradles manufactured or imported after April 23, 2014.
Examples of cradles
Amazon may request safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.
What is Amazon’s policy on selling bassinets and cradles in the United States?
If you are selling bassinets or cradles, you may be asked to provide documents to confirm the safety of your products. Amazon requires documentation that indicates testing compliance with standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.
Bassinets and cradles must meet the standard and regulation requirements listed below:
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A list of Compliance Solutions providers can be found here.
What information do I need to provide to Amazon when requested?
Amazon’s policies require that bassinets and cradles sold through the Amazon website meet the certification standards required by law. Have the following documents available at all times. If you are contacted by Amazon, submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling bassinets and cradles?
If you do not provide the required information, Amazon may:
Amazon reserves the right to take any further actions that are necessary and to make judgements in its sole discretion about whether or not a listing is appropriate.
How do I request product removal from Amazon Fulfilment centers?
If you are unable or unwilling to appeal the suppression on your ASIN(S), you have 30 days to create removal orders on your products from our fulfillment centers. Visit the following help pages for more information: