This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

Amazon’s Policy on Selling Invisible Ink Pens 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 is an Invisible ink Pen?
  • Examples of product types
  • What is Amazon’s policy on selling Invisible Ink Pens 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 Invisible Ink Pens?
  • How do I request product removal from Amazon Fulfilment Centers?
  • Additional Resources

What is an Invisible Ink Pen?

Invisible ink, also known as security ink or sympathetic ink, is a substance used for writing, which is invisible either on application or soon thereafter, and can later be made visible by some means.

Examples of Invisible Ink Pens:

What is Amazon’s policy on selling Invisible Ink Pens in the UAE?

If you are selling Invisible Ink Pens, 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.

Invisible Ink Pens must meet the standard and regulation requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
Invisible Ink Pens

- Gulf Technical Regulation BD-131704-01 on Children Toys

- Toys Directive 2009/48/EC

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 Invisible Ink Pens 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-child-safety@amazon.ae.

  1. Company Name
  2. Seller/Vendor ID
  3. Confirm your products are intended for sale on amazon.ae
  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:
    • Product name or model number
    • CE or GCC marking
    • Image of Age restriction warning should be clearly visible
    • Name and address of manufacturer or UAE based importer in case the manufacturer is based outside UAE.
    Note: Any written warning/product manuals needs to be in Arabic, or Arabic and English.
  8. Declaration of Conformity (DoC) for Toys directives 2009/48/EC accompanied by Test reports OR Certificate of registration from GSO (or registration number)

What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling Invisible Ink Pens?

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. Visit the following help pages for more information:

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