A fidget spinner has two or more prongs with a bearing in its center circular pad. It can be made from a variety of materials including plastic, brass, stainless steel, titanium, and copper. The prongs may also be weighted with the same type of bearing. The device is often held between two fingers on the center pad, and spins around the center bearing.
A “throwing star” fidget spinner is a type of fidget spinner that looks like a “throwing star” weapon, regardless of its material. At this time, throwing star fidget spinners are not allowed for sale in the Amazon marketplace.
Amazon may request fidget spinner safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.
If you are selling fidget spinners, you may be asked to provide documents to confirm the safety of your products. Amazon requires documentation that indicates testing compliance with standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.
Amazon’s policies require that fidget spinners sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, please submit the following information to email@example.com:
|Throwing Star Fidget Spinners||Prohibited for sale on Amazon|
*Note: The small parts warning is required to appear on your detail page as a specified attribute.
Health Canada provides guidance for businesses on how to comply with these requirements.
Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. A list of these Compliance Solutions providers is available here.