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Frame child carriers

If you list products on our store, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and our policies applicable to those products and product listings, including this policy.

Frame child carriers covered by this policy

A frame child carrier is designed to carry a child in an upright position on the back of the caregiver. Frame child carriers are typically constructed of sewn fabric on a tubular metal or other frame. They are intended for use with a child who is able to sit upright unassisted and weighs between 16 and 50 lb.

Our policy for frame child carriers

Amazon requires that all frame child carriers have been tested to and comply with the specific regulation and standard requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard requirements
Frame child carriers

All of the following:

  • CPSIA (Lead, Phthalates); and
  • 16 CFR Part 1130 (Requirements for Consumer Registration of Durable Infant or Toddler Products); and
  • CPSA Section 14(a)(5) (Tracking Label); and

One of the following

  • 16 CFR Part 1230 (Safety Standard for Frame Child Carriers); or
    • ASTM F2549-14a (Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Frame Child Carriers); or
    • ASTM F2549-22 (Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Frame Child Carriers)

Required information

We may request this information from you at any time, so we recommend that you have it easily accessible:

  • Your company name (if applicable) and seller ID
  • Your contact information: email address and phone number
  • A list of all frame child carriers that you offer on our store
  • Images of the product and product packaging, as applicable, for all frame child carriers that you offer on our store. Images must include all sides of the product and product packaging
  • Product images or test report as evidence of compliance with registration card requirement (16 CFR Part 1130)
  • Product images or test report as evidence of compliance with mandatory tracking label requirements (CPSA Section 14(a)(5))
  • Product images or test report as evidence of compliance with warning and hazard label requirements (ASTM F2549-14a Sec. 8 or ASTM F2549-22 Sec. 8 or 16 CFR Part 1230), as applicable
  • Any product instructions and manuals for all frame child carriers that you offer on our store
  • A Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) for all frame child carriers, subject to this policy, that you list
  • Test reports from a CPSC-accepted lab confirming that each product was tested to and meets the regulations and standards listed above

Compliance services

If you need help getting compliance certifications, testing, and audits, use our Service Provider Network.

How to submit information

If you receive a request from us for compliance documents, complete the following steps to submit the requested information:

  1. In Seller Central, select the Performance tab and choose Account Health.
  2. Under Manage your compliance in the bottom right corner, click Product Compliance Requests.
  3. To add compliance or appeal for a single product, click Add/Appeal Compliance. To add compliance or appeal for multiple products, select each product on the left hand side of the product and click Action Selected Products at the top of the product requirement table to make a selection about how you would like to submit documents and information.
  4. Provide compliance documents and information in the Provide Documents section, or provide appeal information and documents in the Appeal Request section.
  5. Click Submit for Approval to send your submission for review by Amazon.

Note: Test reports must contain images of the tested products that are sufficient to demonstrate that the product tested is the same as the product listed on the detail page.

Policy violations

If you do not provide the required information by the applicable deadline, we may take the following actions:

  • Remove the relevant product listings
  • Suspend your ability to add new products, listing privileges, or both
  • Withhold any payments due to you

We reserve the right to take any further actions that may be necessary in our sole discretion.

Additional resources

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice. All information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only.

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