If you list products on our store, you must comply with all federal, provincial and territorial laws, and our policies applicable to those products and product listings, including this policy.
This policy applies to non-toy products that contain at least two small magnets, which may be loose as received, embedded in the product or attached to the product.
This policy does not apply to toy products that contain magnets. For more information about toy products that contain magnets, go to Selling children’s toys in Canada.
Non-toy magnet products listed in any product category may pose a serious risk to young children. If a child swallows more than one magnet over a short period of time, the magnets can attract one another while travelling through the intestines and can cause the child to sustain serious internal injuries with potentially fatal consequences. As a result of this risk, Amazon prohibits non-toy magnet products from being explicitly or implicitly marketed for use by children aged 13 and under (“young children”).
Explicit marketing to young children
A non-toy magnet product is explicitly marketed for use by young children if the product detail page includes young children in the age range or otherwise claims that the product is appropriate for use by young children.
Implicit marketing to young children
A non-toy magnet product is implicitly marketed for use by young children if the product detail page does not include a clear age range for the product.
For non-toy magnet products subject to this policy, you must take the following actions:
For more information about how to update the “Recommended age” section and any other applicable part of the product detail page, go to Edit listing and product information.
If you market non-toy magnet products to young children in violation of this policy, we may:
We reserve the right to take any further actions that may be necessary in our sole discretion.
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