The FBA Dangerous Goods program allows you to sell FBA-eligible products that have been classified as dangerous goods.
Dangerous goods (also called hazmat) are regulated substances or materials that may pose a risk during storing, handling, or transporting because they contain flammable, pressurized, corrosive, or otherwise harmful substances. “Dangerous goods” also refers to consumer products such as laptops, smartphones, household cleaners, spray paints, and cosmetics.
The Dangerous Goods program for the UK and the EU has a waitlist for participating. To join this waitlist, select FBA Dangerous Goods program below, click Next, then click Apply to the FBA Dangerous Goods program.
If you have inventory in an Amazon fulfillment center that becomes reclassified as a dangerous good, you will automatically be added to the waitlist. Once on the waitlist, you’ll be notified when a chance to participate in the program becomes available.
Products sold through Dangerous Goods are eligible for Prime, though some may not be eligible for two-day shipping. Due to transportation regulations, many of these products are available for ground transport only. Therefore, they are eligible for Prime four- to five-day shipping.
To learn more about dangerous goods, refer to these Help pages and Seller University videos:
|Dangerous goods identification guide (hazmat)||See which dangerous goods can be sold through FBA, what’s prohibited, and how to tell if your product is a dangerous good.|
|Dangerous goods required information and documentation (hazmat)||Learn about information required during FBA listing creation and conversion, and about safety data sheets and exemption sheets.|
|Dangerous goods review process (hazmat)||Learn how long it takes to review ASINs converted to FBA and which documents may be required.|
To be sold through FBA, your products must be correctly classified, regardless of whether you’re enrolled in the FBA Dangerous Goods program.
Products in Unable to classify status when received at an Amazon fulfillment center will be set to Inactive. Once Inactive, they can’t be sold or replenished until they’re correctly classified.
Items become Active (sellable) once they’re classified as allowed dangerous goods and received at a fulfillment center that handles dangerous goods (see Fulfillment center storage below). Any such inventory stored at a standard fulfillment will be automatically transferred to one that handles these items. We will notify you by email of the transfer, which can take several weeks. Inventory will be in Reserved status while in transit.
If stored inventory becomes classified as dangerous goods prohibited for FBA, it will be disposed of at your expense. This includes inventory in fulfillment centers that handle dangerous goods. We will notify you by email of the classification change.
If you disagree with the classification, upload a new safety data sheet or exemption sheet on Manage dangerous goods classification.
Whether or not you’re enrolled in the program, you must do the following when listing a product that is under classification review or is regulated as a dangerous good: