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Selling Baby Carriers and Walkers in the EU and the UK

Important: If you sell products on Amazon, you must comply with all applicable EU/UK local laws and regulations, as well as Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Amazon’s policy on selling Baby Carriers and Walkers in the EU and the UK

Amazon’s policy requires selling partners to have safety documents available in order to sell baby carriers and walkers. The four product types in scope of this policy are:

Framed Baby Carriers: The framed carriers are intended for children who can sit unaided (approximately 6 month of age) and are designed to be attached to a carer’s torso allowing a hands free operation: when standing and/or walking.

Soft Baby Carriers: The soft carriers are designed to allow the carer a hands free operation when standing and/or walking. These soft carriers are for use up to a maximum weight of 15 kg. If the soft carrier has functions not covered in this European Standard, reference should be made to the relevant European Standard.

Baby Walkers: The baby walking frames into which a child is placed, and intended to be used from when the child is able to sit up by itself until the child is able to walk by itself.

Slings: The slings are designed to carry a child solely on the carer’s torso, which does not have integrated openings for the child’s limbs and is designed to allow the carer a hands-free operation when standing and/or walking.

How to request approval to sell Baby Carriers and Walkers

You must promptly submit the required safety documentation for each ASIN or model number you wish to list. Certification Criteria for each product type are the following:

Product Product Type Certification Criteria
Baby Carriers and Walkers Soft Baby Carriers EN 13209-2
Framed Baby Carriers EN 13209-1
Children's Slings CEN/TR 16512
Baby Walking Frames EN 1273

You are required to provide a test report from an accredited laboratory confirming that your product was tested according to the standards listed in the above table. This can also be obtained from the brand owner or official importer in the EU.

How to submit the required documents/information for approval

In order to sell these products on Amazon, you must apply by submitting the documentation to eu-baby-carrier-and-walker-product-safety@amazon.co.uk

Consequences for policy violations

Violations of Amazon's policies for selling Baby Carriers and Walkers in the EU and the UK may result in, but may not be limited to, the following actions:

  • cancellation of the listing
  • suspension of listing privileges
  • cancellation of listing privileges

These potential consequences are in addition to, and in no way limited to, the consequences allowed by any agreement between Amazon and the selling partner. Amazon reserves the right to make judgments in its sole discretion about whether or not a listing is appropriate.

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