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Magnetic building tiles

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Magnetic Building Tiles

Magnetic building tiles, also known as magnetic building blocks, are a children’s toys made of plastic or other materials. They contain high powered magnets either embedded within the product or affixed to the ends.

Amazon may request Magnetic Building Tiles safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.

Who should submit documents?

If you are contacted by Amazon, you must 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.

How do I request approval to sell Magnetic Building Tiles?

Amazon’s policies require that Magnetic Building Tiles sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, submit the following information to

  1. Company Name
  2. Seller ID/Vendor ID
  3. Email Address
  4. Phone Number
  5. A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
  6. Product manuals for all of the magnetic building tile ASINs you are applying to sell
  7. Product images. Images must include all relevant:
    • Safety information
    • Compliance marking
    • Product hazard warnings
    Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
    Magnetic Building Tiles
    • SOR/2011-17 (Toys)


    • SOR/2016-188 (Phthalates)


    • SOR/2018-83 (Lead)


    • SOR/2016-193 (Surface Coating), as applicable


    • Small Parts Warning*
    Note: The magnet hazard warning is required to appear on your detail page as a CPSIA 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.

Note: You certify that all materials you submit are true, authentic, and accurate. Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these safety requirements.
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