In Canada, all toys intended for use by children 14 years of age and under must meet federal safety standards, as indicated in Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) including:
Amazon may request toy safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.
If you are contacted by Amazon, you must provide documents to confirm the safety of your products. Amazon requires certain documentation that indicates testing compliance with standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.
Amazon’s policies require that Children’s Toys sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, please submit the following information to email@example.com:
|Toys for children under 14 years of age||SOR/2011-17 (Toys) and SOR/2016-188 (Phthalates), SOR/2016-193 (Surface Coating), SOR/2018-83 (Lead) (as applicable), and Small Parts Warning*|
For more information on specific children’s toys and products, refer to the following help pages:
*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.