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Bassinets and Cradles

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.

Bassinets and Cradles covered by this policy


A Bassinet is a small bed that provides a sleeping accommodation for an infant. It is supported either by freestanding legs, wheeled base, stationary frame or stand. A Bassinet is intended to have a sleep surface that is less than or equal to ten degrees from horizontal.

Examples of Bassinets


A Cradle is a small bed designed to provide a sleeping accommodation for an infant. It 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).

Examples of Cradles

Our policy for Bassinets and Cradles

Amazon requires that Bassinets and Cradles have been tested and meet the specific regulation or standard requirements listed below for all Bassinets and Cradles you list:

Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
Bassinets and Cradles
  • ASTM F2194 – 16e1 and
  • CPSIA (Lead, Phthalates)

Required information

We may request this information from you at any time so we recommend 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 Bassinets and Cradles you list
  • Product images for all Bassinets and Cradles you list. Images must include all relevant:
    • Safety information and registration card
    • Compliance markings (including tracking label)
    • Product hazard warnings
  • Any product instructions and/or manuals for all Bassinets and Cradles you list
  • A Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) for all Bassinets and Cradles you list
  • Test reports from a CPSC-accepted lab confirming that each product was tested to the regulations/standards listed above

Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. To find more information about these providers, visit the Seller Central Service Provider Network Page.

How to submit information

If you are contacted by us for compliance documents, complete the following steps to submit the requested information:

  1. In Seller Central, click the Performance menu, and choose Account Health.
  2. Under Product Compliance Requests, click Documentation Requests.
  3. Click Provide Documentation next to the product.
  4. Follow the steps in the Submit required documents section.

Note: Test Reports must contain images of the tested products including packaging, compliance markings, warning labels and age grading if applicable. The product images on the test reports must show that the product is the same when compared to the product images on the detail page.

Policy violations

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

  • Remove the relevant product listings
  • Suspend your ability to add new products and/or listing privileges
  • Withhold any payments due to you
  • Pursue legal action

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

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