This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

Amazon’s Policy on Selling Portable Fire Extinguishers 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 a Portable Fire Extinguisher?
  • Examples of product types
  • What is Amazon’s policy on selling Portable Fire Extinguishers 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 Portable Fire Extinguishers?
  • How do I request product removal from Amazon Fulfilment Centers?
  • Additional Resources

What is a Portable Fire Extinguisher?

A portable fire extinguisher is any fire extinguisher with nominal load between 1 kg and 12 kg using:

  • Water
  • Water mist
  • Water spray
  • Foam
  • Dry powder
  • Standard
  • Specialist
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Wet chemical

Examples of Portable Fire Extinguishers

What is Amazon’s policy on selling Portable Fire Extinguishers in the UAE?

If you are selling Portable Fire Extinguishers, 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.

Portable Fire Extinguishers must meet the standard and regulation requirements listed below:

Product Regulation/Standard Requirements
Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Directive 2014/68/EU

OR

  • EN 3-7: Portable fire extinguishers. Characteristics, performance requirements, and test methods

OR

  • GSO 1582:2002
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 Portable Fire Extinguishers 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. Clear product images that display:
    • The model number
    • CE marking
    • Brand name
    • Instruction 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 (DoC) illustrating compliance to:
    • Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU

    OR

    • EN 3-7: Portable fire extinguishers. Characteristics, performance requirements, and test methods

    OR

    • GSO 1582:2002

What will happen if I do not follow Amazon’s policy on selling Portable Fire Extinguishers?

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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