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Power Banks

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Power Bank

A power bank is a lithium powered portable external battery used to charge mobile electronic devices. Other variations include hand warmers and mobile phone cases, should they also function as power banks.

Amazon may request power bank safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.

Who should submit documents?

If you are selling power banks, 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.

How do I request approval to sell Power Banks?

Amazon’s policies require that power banks sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, submit the following information to electronics-safety@amazon.com.


  1. Company name
  2. Seller/Vendor ID
  3. Email address
  4. Phone number
  5. A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
  6. Product Images and Manuals, as applicable (images should include all relevant safety information, compliance markings, and product information)
  7. Test reports from an ILAC ISO 17025 certified laboratory confirming each product was tested to the requirements listed below:
    Product Regulation/Standard Requirement
    Power Banks

    UL 2056

    Alternatively, if not tested to UL 2056, then a combination of testing on both the Internal Battery and on the Power Bank is acceptable:

    Internal Battery(one of the following)

    • UL 2054, IEC 62133-2 OR UL/CSA 62133

    AND

    Power Bank (one of the following)

    • IEC 60950-1, UL/CSA 60950-1, IEC 62368-1, OR UL/CSA 62368-1

Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. A list of these Compliance Solutions providers is available here.

Note: You must certify that all materials that you submit are true, authentic, and accurate. Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these requirements.
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