This article applies to selling in: Australia

Selling cradle and bassinet on Amazon Australia

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

On this page, you will find:

  • Amazon’s policy on selling bassinet and cradle
  • How to obtain approval to sell bassinet and cradle
  • How to submit the required documents for approval
  • Additional resources
  • Consequences for policy violations

What is cradle and bassinet?

A cradle is a small bed designed to provide a sleeping accommodation for an infant. It is supported by a rocking base or can swing relative to a stationary base, for the purpose of rocking the baby to sleep.

Bassinet is a small bed that provides a sleeping accommodation for an infant. It is supported either by freestanding legs, wheeled base, stationary frame, or stand.

How to obtain approval to sell cradle and bassinet

Amazon’s policy requires cradle and bassinet to have the safety documents listed below.

Upon request, you must promptly submit the required safety documentation from an accredited testing laboratory or organisation, i.e. National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) or ISO-17025 accredited.

Product Testing requirement
Cradle

AS/NZS 4385 Infants’ rocking cradles – safety requirements

OR

ASTM F2194-16e1 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles

OR

EN 1130 Children’s furniture. Cribs. Safety requirements and test methods

If there are plasticised components, they shall also comply with:

Consumer Protection Notice No. 11 of 2011

OR

CPSIA

OR

REACH (REACH Annex XVII)

Bassinet

ASTM F2194-16e1 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles

OR

EN 1130 Children’s furniture. Cribs. Safety requirements and test methods

If there are plasticised components, they shall also comply with:

Consumer Protection Notice No. 11 of 2011

OR

CPSIA

OR

REACH (REACH Annex XVII)

For more information refer to Additional resource below.

How to submit the required documents for approval

In order to submit documentation for your ASIN(s), complete the following steps to start the application process:


  1. In Seller Central, click the Performance menu, and choose Account Health .
  2. Under Product compliance requests , click Documentation requests .
  3. Click Provide documentation or appeal next to the product.
  4. Follow the steps to answer Is this an appeal and complete the Submit required documents section.

If an ASIN has multiple SKUs against it, document submission is required only once per ASIN to be approved.

Note: You certify that all materials that you submit are true, authentic and accurate. Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these safety requirements. The detail page must contain images that confirm that the product(s) is (are) the same as the product(s) included in the images in the test reports.

Additional resources

Consequences for policy violations

Violations of Amazon’s policies for listing children’s toys on Amazon Australia may result in, but may not be limited to, the following actions:

  • Cancellation of the listing
  • Suspension of listing privileges
  • Cancellation of listing privileges

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 Australia reserves the right to make judgements in its sole discretion about whether or not a listing is appropriate.

Note: Account Health Ratings are not affected by product compliance submissions, unless there is a policy violation.

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