A backpack is a bag made of plastic, cloth, nylon, or other material and includes a snap, zipper, clasp, or drawstring closure, and is used to store school books and supplies. Backpacks often have two straps worn around the shoulders or one strap across the chest to hold the pack on one’s back.
A book cover is used to protect textbooks that are often lent by schools to their students. Book covers are made from stretchy fabric, paper, or similar material and often include decorative designs, such as flowers, animals, or cartoons.
A lunch bag or box is made of plastic, cloth, nylon, metal, or other material and includes a snap, zipper, or magnetic snap closure, and is used to store food items.
A pencil case or pouch is a small bag or container made of plastic, cloth, nylon, PVC, or other material and includes a snap, zipper, or clasp closure, and is used to store small school supplies.
Amazon may request children’s school supplies 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 applicable standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.
Amazon’s policies require that children’s school supplies sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, please submit the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
|Children’s Backpacks||SOR/2018-83, SOR/2016-193 and SOR/2016-188|
|Children's Book Covers||SOR/2018-83 and SOR/2016-193|
|Children’s Lunch Bags||SOR/2018-83, SOR/2016-193 and SOR/2016-188|
|Children’s Pencil Cases/Pouches||SOR/2018-83, SOR/2016-193 and SOR/2016-188|
For more information, see the following link: Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)
Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. A list of these Compliance Solutions providers is available here.