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Lab Central Program Policy

By participating in Lab Central (the “Program”) you acknowledge and agree to the following terms and conditions, which are in addition to the terms and conditions governing the sale of your products in the Amazon store (the “Selling Partner Agreement,” which includes, for example, the Amazon Services Business Solutions Agreement):


  1. How the Program works

    Through the Program, Amazon connects Selling Partners with a network of participating, accredited third-party labs (“Participating Labs”) with knowledge of Amazon’s specific requirements. Participating Labs transmit test reports directly to Amazon, minimizing processing time. Amazon monitors and audits lab performance to ensure that you receive high quality customer service.

  2. Product Testing

    When using the Program, you may choose any Participating Lab to test your products. A list of products that are supported by the Program is available here, and will be updated from time to time.

    Participating Labs may require that you enter into a separate contract or agree to separate terms and conditions with them. Amazon is not a party to or otherwise responsible for any terms, conditions, obligations, rights, costs, or liabilities to which you and the Participating Labs may separately agree to.

    You are responsible for sending products for testing directly to the Participating Lab you select and for paying that Participating Lab directly for any and all costs associated with receiving services under the Program.

    Not all products you inquire about testing will be eligible for testing under the Program. Program testing capabilities may change over time. If a product you submit for testing is not eligible at the time of submission, product testing may be performed by the Participating Lab outside of the Program, subject to any additional terms and conditions you may have with Participating Lab.

  3. Testing Results

    Your participation in the Program does not guarantee passing test results and passing results do not guarantee that you have met all compliance requirements in order to list your products in the Amazon store. You are responsible for ensuring all required compliance requirements are met and documentation is provided to Amazon for all your products.

    Participating Labs may generate work product, including test data, test reports and certifications (“Testing Results”), after they test your products under the Program, and you agree that Participating Labs may share the Testing Results directly with Amazon. You also agree that Amazon may use the Testing Results in its sole discretion, including without limitation, to make listing decisions with regard to your tested products.

    Testing Results do not, and you may not use such Testing Results to, assert, imply, or otherwise claim that Amazon endorses, certifies, or otherwise approves your products.

  4. Additional Terms

    Your participation in the Program does not limit or otherwise change your obligation to comply with all (i) applicable laws, statues and regulations (including, without limitation, any reporting obligations you may have to product safety or other government agencies), (ii) applicable Amazon policies, guidelines and terms and conditions and (iii) any contractual obligations you have with Amazon.

  5. Policy Changes

    We may change this policy in accordance with the Selling Partner Agreement. You are responsible for reviewing any such revisions and notices of revisions. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE FEATURES FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A REVISED POLICY WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE REVISIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE REVISED POLICY, YOU MUST NOT CONTINUE TO USE THE FEATURES.

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