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2021 FBA lithium battery and dangerous goods fee changes

Note: For an overview of all 2021 selling fee changes, visit 2021 referral and FBA fee changes summary (Europe).

This page provides details for the introduction of a per-unit fulfillment fee for lithium batteries and dangerous goods, as well as the introduction of a monthly storage fee for dangerous goods that are regulated for storage.

Introduction of per-unit fee for lithium batteries and dangerous goods

Starting June 8, 2021, Amazon will introduce a per-unit fee of ₤/€0.10 for products that contain or are sold with lithium batteries and for dangerous goods (also known as hazmat) to cover the additional costs associated with processing these products. For example, if selling an LED flashlight that includes lithium batteries, a surcharge of ₤/€0.10 per unit will be applied in addition to other applicable referral, service, and fulfilment fees.

Introduction of FBA dangerous goods storage fee

Starting June 8, 2021, Amazon will introduce a separate monthly inventory storage fee for products classified as dangerous goods (also known as hazmat, visit: Dangerous Goods identification guide, FBA Dangerous Goods programme) that are regulated for storage in order to cover the additional cost of storing these products.

June 8, 2021, and after (UK)
Dangerous goods products
Month Standard-size Oversize
January – September ₤0.75 per cubic foot ₤0.65 per cubic foot
October – December ₤1.05 per cubic foot ₤0.90 per cubic foot

June 8, 2021, and after (EU)
Dangerous goods products
Month Standard-size Oversize
January – September €30.00 per cubic metre €25.00 per cubic metre
October – December €41.00 per cubic metre €35.00 per cubic metre

Inventory storage fees for dangerous goods prior to June 8, 2021, can be found below.

Before June 8, 2021
Monthly inventory storage fee

Clothing, Shoes and Handbags categories All other categories (Standard-size) Oversize

January–September October–December January–September October–December January–September October–December
UK (based on cubic feet per month) £0.39 £0.55 £0.65 £0.91 £0.45 £0.63
Germany, France, Italy, Spain (based on cubic metres per month) €15.60 €21.60 €26.00 €36.00 €18.00 €25.00
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