This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

Amazon’s Policy on Selling String Lights (with plug) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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

On this page, you will find:

  • What are String Lights with plug?
  • Examples of product types
  • What is Amazon’s policy on selling String Lights with plug in the UAE?
  • What information do I need to provide to Amazon when requested?
  • What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling String Lights with plug?
  • How do I request product removal from Amazon Fulfilment Centers?
  • Additional Resources

What are String Lights with plug?

String Lights with plug are small electric lights on a wire, string, or cable used as decoration.

Example of String Lights with plug

What is Amazon’s policy on selling String Lights with plug in the UAE?

If you are selling String Lights with plug, 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.

String Lights (with plug) must meet the standard and regulation requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
String Lights with plug
  • LVE Directive 2014/35/EU

OR UAE.S IEC 60598-1

OR UAE.S IEC 60598-2-1

  • RED Directive 2014/53/EU
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
Note: You certify that all materials you submit are true, authentic, and accurate. Amazon may removeyour 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 String Lights (with plug) 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. Your company name
  2. Your vendor ID or seller ID
  3. Your email address
  4. Your phone number
  5. A list of ASINs you are applying to sell
  6. Confirm your products are intended for sale on amazon.ae
  7. A clear product image that displays:
    • Model number
    • CE marking
    • Brand name
    • Rating label
    • Voltage and plug (UK plug)
    • User manual in Arabic or/ English and Arabic languages
      Note: Any written warning/product manuals needs to be in Arabic, or Arabic and English
  8. CE Declaration of Conformity, which shows compliance to applicable regulations. Depending on the features of the product, these regulations should include, but may not be limited to:
    • LVE Directive 2014/35/EU with reference to EN 60598-2-1 or EN 60598-1 OR UAE UAE.S IEC 60598-1 or UAE.S IEC 60598-2-1
    • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
    • RED Directive 2014/53/EU (for Bluetooth technology)
  9. ECAS certificate from ESMA

What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling String Light (with plug)?

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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