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Packaging baby products

Important: Failure to comply with FBA product preparation requirements, safety requirements, and product restrictions may result in refusal of inventory at the Amazon fulfillment center, disposal or return of inventory, blocking of future shipments to the fulfillment center, charging for preparation, or for non-compliance at the fulfillment center.

Any product for children younger than age 4 that has an exposed surface greater than 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm must be packaged so that it will not be damaged during receipt, stocking, shipment preparation, or shipment to the customer. Products for children under age 4 that are not contained in a sealed, six-sided package, or have an opening greater than 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm must be shrink-wrapped or placed in a sealed poly bag.

Related guidelines: Packaging Requirements - Poly bagged units

Watch this video for examples of how to prep your products for shipment and storage in Amazon fulfillment centers.

Table 1. Packaging guidelines
Do Don't

Place exposed baby products in transparent sealed bags or shrink wrap (minimum 1.5 mil .) clearly marked with a suffocation warning label.

Ensure entire unit is sealed (no exposed surfaces) to prevent damage.

Allow bag or shrink wrap to protrude more than 7.62 cm past the dimensions of the product.

Send in a package where more than 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm of the unit is exposed.

Permitted packaging materials:

  • Poly bags
  • Labels
  • Suffocation stickers or markings

Examples of prepped units


Not Permitted: The product is not fully enclosed and is exposed to dirt, dust, or damage.

Permitted: The unit has been bagged, includes a suffocation warning, and contains a scannable product label.

Not Permitted: The product is not fully enclosed and is exposed to dirt, dust, or damage.

Permitted: The unit has been bagged, includes a suffocation warning, and contains a scannable product label.

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