Amazon’s policies require that certain child restraint systems for use in a vehicle sold through Amazon must meet specified certification standards.
In order to sell these products on Amazon, you must apply and submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
|Product type||Test standard|
|Child restraints for use in motor vehicles – Car seat||AS/NZS 1754 Child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles as per Consumer Protection Notice #3 of 2014|
Amazon defines these products as follows:
Parents and caretakers use child car restraints to keep children safe inside cars. Restraints are suitable for children usually up to 10 years old with shoulder height of 530 mm. They are fitted in the car and used with existing adult seat belts. There are seven main types of child restraints under the mandatory standard. These are
Amazon prohibits the listing or sale of fabric car seats, Backless booster seats, Tether straps for child car seats, car seat vests, due to being non-compliant and unsafe to be used in a car.
Definition: Fabric car seats refer to products made of fabric (nylon) with straps, clips, and fabric padding, intended to restrain a child in a car. These products lack any type of metal or hard plastic frame. They are foldable and lightweight, and often significantly less expensive than other car seats. Fabric car seats are often marketed as portable car seats for travel.
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Definition: Booster seats lift the child and allow the seat belt to sit firmly across the collar bone and chest, with the lap portion fitted to the hips. If the seat belt is not across the collar bone and the hips, it will ride across the neck and the stomach and cause internal injuries in the event of a collision.
These vests provide optimum upper body restraint and 3-clip design positions. It secures the seat belt exactly where it needs to be for each specific child across the lap.
A tether (aka top tether, top tether strap, top strap) is a long piece of seat belt material that has a clip on the end located at the top back of a convertible or combination car seat. A convertible car seat is used rear-facing for a baby, toddler, and sometimes preschooler, then turns forward-facing for an older child