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.
Children's bicycles covered by this policy
A children’s bicycle is a two-wheeled vehicle that has a rear-drive wheel that is solely human-powered and a seat height of 25 inches or less, or is designed or intended for use by children 12 years of age or younger.
This policy does not cover one-of-a-kind bicycles made to the order of an individual without assembling stock or production parts. This policy also does not cover track bicycles that are designed and intended for use in competition and have tubular tires, with a single crank–to-wheel ratio, and no freewheeling feature.
Our policy for children's bicycles
For all children’s bicycles that you list, Amazon requires that you must state on the product detail page the seat height* and age, or age range, of the user for whom the bicycle is intended. Amazon also requires that all children’s bicycles be tested to and comply with the specific regulation or standard requirements listed below:
16 CFR Part 1512 (Requirements for Bicycles); and
CPSIA (Lead); and
CPSA 14(a)(5) (Tracking Label); and
16 CFR Part 1501 (Small Parts Testing**), as applicable; and
16 CFR Part 1500.19 and 16 CFR Part 1500.20 (Small Parts Labeling***), as applicable
*Seat height is the height that is measured from the ground to the top of the seat when the seat is raised to its highest position.
**Required only for bicycles that are designed, intended, or marketed for use by children under three years of age.
***Required only for bicycles with small parts that are designed, intended, or marketed for use by children who are three years old to under six years old.
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 children’s bicycles that you list
Images of the product and product packaging, as applicable, for all children’s bicycles that you list. Images must include all sides of the product and product packaging for our review.
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 mandatory bicycle instructions and labeling requirements (16 CFR Part 1512.19)
Test report as evidence of compliance with small parts testing requirements (16 CFR Part 1501), as applicable – required only for bicycles that are designed, intended, or marketed for use by children who are under three years of age
Product images or test report as evidence of compliance with small parts labeling requirements (16 CFR Part 1500.19), as applicable – required only for bicycles with small parts that are designed, intended, or marketed for use by children who are three years old to under six years old
Detail page warning as evidence of compliance with small parts labeling requirements (16 CFR Part 1500.20), as applicable – required only for bicycles with small parts that are designed, intended, or marketed for use by children who are three years old to under six years old
A Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) for all children's bicycles, subject to this policy, that you list
Test reports from a CPSC-accepted lab confirming that each product was tested to the regulations and standards listed above
Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. To find more information about these providers, visit the 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:
In Seller Central, select the Performance tab and choose
Under Manage your compliance in the bottom right corner, click
Product Compliance Requests.
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.
Provide compliance documents and information in the Provide
Documents section, or provide appeal information and documents in the
Appeal Request section.
Click Submit for Approval to send your submission for review by
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.
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.
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