In Canada, all toys intended for use by children 14 years of age and under must meet federal safety standards, as indicated in the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), including:
As a seller of children’s toys in Canada, Amazon requires toy safety information and documentation to confirm that your products meets the applicable standards for safety. Health Canada provides guidance for businesses on how to comply with these requirements.
Amazon’s policy requires all toy sellers to have the safety documents listed below. Upon request, you must promptly submit the required safety documentation:
|Product||Tests shows that the product meets the following Canadian standards|
|Toys for children under age 14||
Surface Coating Materials Regulations (SOR/2016-193), age grading, applicable safety warnings (e.g., small parts), and warning/tracking labels
Compliance with additional standards may be required depending on the type of toy being listed.
If you receive a request from us for compliance documents, complete the following steps to submit the requested information:
You must provide toy safety documentation from an ISO 17025-accredited testing laboratory confirming each product was tested to the requirements. 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.
Violations of Amazon’s policies for selling children’s toys in Canada may result in, but may not be limited to, the following actions:
These potential consequences are in addition, but not limited to, the consequences allowed by any agreement between Amazon and the selling partner. Amazon reserves the right to make judgments in its sole discretion about whether or not a listing is appropriate.