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Amazon’s Policy on Selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

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On this page, you will find:

  • What is a Cylindrical lithium ion cell battery?
  • Examples of product types.
  • What is Amazon’s policy on selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries in the KSA?
  • What information do I need to provide to Amazon when requested?
  • What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries?
  • How do I request product removal from Amazon Fulfilment Centers?
  • Additional Resources

What are Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries?

Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries - Cylindrical lithium ion batteries are single-cell rechargeable batteries, sold as individual cells or packs of individual cells. The types of cylindrical lithium ion batteries in scope are: 18650, 21700, 14500, 16340, 20700 and 26650.

What is Amazon’s policy on selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries in the KSA?

If you are selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries, you may be asked to provide documents to confirm the safety and compliance of your products. Amazon requires documentation that indicates testing compliance with standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.

Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries must meet the standard and regulation requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries

EC Declaration of Conformity (DoC) relevant to the directives below:

  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU*
  • EN 62133

*Instead of the Directive illustrated above, the following Directives are also acceptable, provided the EC DoC was signed when these were still in force:

  • R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
  • EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • EN 62133

OR

Test report/Certificate of Conformity for EN (IEC) 62133

OR

IECEE Certificate

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.

What information do I need to provide to Amazon when requested?

Amazon’s policies require that Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries sold through the Amazon website meet our certification standards. Have the following documents available at all times. If you are contacted by Amazon requesting documents, please submit the following information to mea-electronics-safety@amazon.ae

  1. Company Name
  2. Marketplace where product intended for sale
  3. Your vendor ID or seller ID
  4. Email address
  5. Phone number
  6. A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
  7. For each ASIN you wish to list, please provide product images showing:
    • Regulatory label showing: Model number, CE mark
    • UK Plug ( Type G ) – applicable for batteries sold with wall plug chargers
    • Name and address of manufacturer or KSA based importer in case the manufacturer is based outside KSA
    Note: Any written warning/product manuals need to be in the language of the intended country of sale.
  8. Declaration of conformity from the manufacturer - depending on the product type, you can also provide following documents as an alternative:
    • IECEE certificate from SASO
    • Test report from accredited laboratory for IEC 62133

What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling Cylindrical lithium ion cell batteries?

If you do not provide the required information, Amazon may:

  • Cancel your listing
  • Suspend your listing privileges
  • Suppress your ASIN (s)
Amazon reserves the right to take any further actions that are necessary and to make judgements in its sole discretion about whether or not a listing is appropriate.

How do I request removal of my products from Amazon Fulfilment centers?

If you do not appeal the suppression on your ASIN(s) or your appeal is unsuccessful, you have 30 days to create removal orders on your products from our fulfillment centers from the day you receive the suppression notification, after which Amazon may dispose of your products. Please visit the following pages for more information:

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