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Packaging Requirements

On this page, you will learn about the general prep requirements for sending FBA inventory to Amazon fulfillment centers, as well as the specific product categories that require specialized prep.

Important: Failure to comply with FBA product preparation requirements, safety requirements, and product restrictions may result in the refusal of inventory at the Amazon fulfillment center.

You can find detailed product packaging information here.

  • All individual SKU items must be contained within a single package, including multiple volume set book publications. Amazon does not accept products requiring assembly of multiple separate pieces at our dock (for example, wheel barrows where handles and legs come in separate boxes).
  • Any FNSKU used by the seller must correspond to one unique product, including assortments that should have a unique FNSKU per assortment type.
  • All products must be labelled with one scannable FNSKU on the outside of each shippable unit of the product. Human readable UPC/ISBN/EAN numbers should be included on the label as well. Label should be on the exterior of the product in an easily accessed and scannable location.
  • Please provide clear product identification on the packaging with product in neutral packaging, so that the merchandise can be distictly identified in the shipping process.
  • All items must be easily identifiable. Packaging must carry a label with an identifier (such as title, colour and model number) in addition to their EAN/UPC/ISBN barcodes.
  • Unauthorised marketing materials (e.g., pamphlets, price tags, or other non-Amazon stickers) are prohibited. Amazon will not accept pre-priced labels or products.
  • Note: Make sure your items are packed securely to prevent damage.
  • Sharp/Hazardous or Damage Prone Items: Amazon reserves the right to specify products needing additional protective packaging in order to preserve the integrity of the product throughout the fulfillment process. Products sensitive to dust, dirt or humidity must be protected by transparent poly bags. Any product having the following attributes delivered to the Amazon fulfillment centers with inadequate or non-compliant packaging will be refused or repackaged by Amazon at the seller's expense and may be subject to non-compliance fees.
  • Shock-sensitive articles (e.g. hard-drives): Shock-sensitive units must be packaged individually in protective material (such as bubble wrap). All items must be packaged individually.
  • Further information to HAZMAT Products can be found under Product Restrictions.

The following document is available for print and use as a quick reference when preparing products for shipment to Amazon fulfillment centers.

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