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Cribs and cots

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

Cribs and cots covered by this policy

  • Cribs: (including cradles, suspended cribs and bedside sleepers) with a maximum internal length of bed base of 900 mm which are intended to provide sleeping accommodation for infants, until they are able to sit unaided or pull or push themselves up on their hands and knees. Cots used for medical purposes or used in hospitals are excluded.
  • Cots: for domestic use with an internal length greater than 900 mm but not more than 1 400 mm. Includes also cots that can be converted into other items e.g. changing units, playpens etc.

Examples of cribs and cots:


Our policy for cribs and cots

Amazon requires that all cribs and cots have been tested to and comply with the specific regulation or standard requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard requirements
Cribs and cots
  • Test report or certificate for EN 1130: 2019 (Children’s furniture. Cribs. Safety requirements and test methods)

  • Or EN 716-1:2017 (Furniture. Children’s cots and folding cots for domestic use.)

Required information

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 cribs and cots that you list
  • Product images for all cribs and cots that you list. Images must include a relevant tracking label
  • Test reports 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, refer to the Service Provider Network.

How to submit information

If you are contacted by us for compliance documents, complete the following steps to submit the requested information:


  1. In Seller Central, select Performance tab, and choose Account Health.
  2. Under Policy Compliance in the bottom right corner of the page, click on Compliance Documentation Requests.
  3. In the search results, click on Provide Documentation or Appeal next to the product (ASIN)
  4. Follow the steps in the Submit required documents section to start the application process.

Policy violations

If you do not provide the required information by the applicable deadline, we may:

  • Remove the relevant product listings
  • Suspend your ability to add new products, listing privileges or both
  • Withhold any payments due to you
  • Pursue legal action

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

Additional resources

Important: The information provided on this page does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content and materials are available on this site are for general information purposes only.
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