Restricted products and dangerous goods (hazmat) require additional permits or authorisations for importation via Amazon Global Logistics and FBA as a whole.
Products subject to restrictions include the following:
Make sure to review the pages below before listing a product (note that the examples in these pages do not include every restricted or prohibited product):
We encourage you to consult with your legal counsel if you have questions about the laws and regulations concerning your products. Even where a product is listed as an Example of Permitted Listings, all products and listings must also comply with applicable laws. For more information, see Restricted products.
Dangerous goods (also called hazmat) are regulated substances or materials that may pose a risk during storing, handling or transporting because they contain flammable, pressurised, corrosive or otherwise harmful substances. ‘Dangerous goods’ also refers to consumer products such as laptops, smartphones, household cleaners, spray paints and cosmetics.
Amazon Global Logistics prohibits all dangerous goods except these Section II lithium batteries:
Note that standalone lithium ion batteries (UN3480) and lithium metal batteries (UN3090) are prohibited. Amazon also reserves the right to reject certain products, even if they fall into the above categories. For more information, see Requirements for lithium batteries or products that ship with lithium batteries.
The following transport labels and marks are required for Amazon Global Logistics ocean and air freight:
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Some products that are regulated as dangerous goods do not require warning labels or phrases (for example, cosmetics and speakers containing magnetised material). A product without labels or warnings might still be categorised and regulated as a dangerous good.
If you think your product might be regulated as a dangerous good, ask the manufacturer or supplier. These pages also offer more information:
Depending upon your location, other country-specific or local regulations may also apply: