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Baby food

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.

Baby food covered by this policy

Baby food is any soft, pureed, or easy-to-digest consumable food that is made specifically for human babies between the ages of four months and two years old. This food comes in many varieties and flavors. Baby food is sold in a variety of toddler-friendly packaging, such as plastic tubs, glass jars, or pouches.

This policy does NOT include infant formula, which is for infants from birth to one year, including follow-on infant formula, which is intended to progressively diversify the diet of infants from six months to one year.

To sell infant formula on Amazon store, go to our infant formula policy.

Our policy for baby food

Amazon requires that all baby food meets the certification standards that are specified under Required information below and complies with applicable regulations or standard requirements, including but not limited to the following:

Product Regulation/Standard requirements
Baby food

21 CFR Part 110 — Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food

21 CFR Part 113 — Thermally Processed Low-Acid Foods Packaged in Hermetically Sealed Containers

21 CFR Part 117 — Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventative Controls for Human Food

Required information

For each baby food product (each ASIN), you must submit the following document:

A valid Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certificate OR a valid Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certificate from an accredited third-party certification body for each manufacturing facility.

Note: We will send an email notification to confirm that you have been approved.

How to submit information

If we contact you to submit compliance documents, complete the following steps to start the application process:

  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 product click Add/appeal compliance.
  4. Provide compliance documents and information in the Provide documents section, or provide appeal information in the Appeal request section.
  5. Click Submit to send your submission for review by Amazon.
  6. In Vendor Central, go to Items and select Vendor certificates.
  7. Click View next to Compliance Documents Not Yet Submitted.
  8. Click Add next to the product to upload documents.
  9. Upload the required documents in the Compliance Document Upload page.
  10. Click Submit to send your submission for review by Amazon.

Requesting product removal from Amazon fulfillment centers

If you are unable or unwilling to appeal the suppression of your ASIN, you have 30 days to create a removal order from our fulfillment centers.

For more information, see Additional resources below.

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, your 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

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