Read the following guidelines to correctly list and ship permitted bladed products on the Amazon.co.uk.
Due to a change in Amazon policy, effective May 13, 2022, you will be unable to sell the following articles on Amazon.co.uk as seller fulfilled orders:
Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA): You can continue to sell eligible bladed articles through FBA, provided they are not FBA prohibited products.
No bladed products can be sold through the FBA channel, apart from the four exceptions summarised in the following table.
|Permitted Products||Knife flag required?||Category for which it needs to be listed under|
|(i) Razor blades permanently enclosed in a cartridge or housing with less than 2 mm of blade exposed||No||At seller's discretion depending on product|
|(ii) Knives including ordinary cutlery sets with spoons and forks||No||Home|
|(iii) Kitchen Knives and Chef’s Knives||Yes||Home|
|(iv) Folding pocket-knives with a blade no longer than three inches||Yes||Home, Sports, Home Improvement, Lawn and Garden|
AVD is where the carrier delivering the product to the customer checks that the person receiving the product is over the legal age required to purchase the products in question. This is done in two ways:
Challenge 25 is where a person who looks below the age of 25 is challenged to provide identification to prove they are over the age of 18, and can lawfully purchase the product. This is the AVD standard we use for bladed products sold via Amazon Retail.