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Personal Electronic Mobility (E-Mobility) Devices

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.

Product Definition & Photos

1. Hoverboards

A hoverboard or an electronic scooter is a self-propelled two-wheel electric device powered by an onboard battery pack with two wheels and a board between the wheels for the rider to stand and balance on. The user shifts his/her weight to move the device in the desired direction. There are no handlebars on self-propelled two-wheeled devices.

2. Monorovers / Electric Unicycles

A monorover or an electric unicycle is a self-propelled electric device powered by an onboard battery pack with one or two centrally-located wheels with small platforms on either side for the rider to stand on during operation. The user shifts his/her weight to move the device in the desired direction. There are no handlebars on self-propelled electric unicycles.

3. Electric Skateboard.

An electric skateboard has multiple wheels and has an added battery pack and power system to aid riders with added torque while traveling. An electric skateboard may have a handheld remote control to allow the rider to control the device during use.

4. Electric Scooter / Electric Kickboard

An electrical scooter may take a number of different forms: Electric kickboards, foldable scooters, and rideable scooters.

5. Self-Balancing Transport

A self-balancing transport device may have one or two wheels. These devices are powered by a rechargeable battery pack and use the shifting weight of the rider to balance the device.

6. Electric Assisted Bicycle (Assist Cycle)

An electric assisted bicycle (Assist cycle) are a two-wheeled device used for personal transportation. Resembling an analog bicycle, an electric assisted bicycle has an added battery and power system to aid the rider with added torque when traversing elevated or rough terrain.

7. Electric Assisted Tricycle (Assist Tricycle)

An electric assisted tricycle is equivalent to an electrical assist bicycle, but with the exception of an additional wheel.

Contact

The sale of all products of this product type on the Amazon website must meet specified certification standards. To sell these products on Amazon, you must apply by submitting the following information and documents to this email address.jp-e-mobility@amazon.co.jp

Note: You may need to wait for a while until your application is confirmed. Please refrain from creating duplicate cases during this time. Duplicate submissions cause a delay in review.

Necessary information


  1. Company name
  2. Merchant Token/Vendor ID
  3. Email address (of which you registered to Amazon)
  4. Phone number
  5. A list of ASINs with Name of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) and Name of manufacturer(s) you are applying to sell

Documents

Documents per ASINs (please include the ASIN in the file name of the documents).

Electric Appliances and Material Safety Act (PSE)

・AC adapter

Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials

1. Copy of Notification of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) Electrical Appliances and Materials (the copy must have a receipt stamp from METI, and the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included in the copy) ; Or the register information of manufacturing or import business on METI’s The Safety Portal Website (the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included)

2. Photograph of label (PSE mark, name of the notifying supplier, name of registered conformity assessment bodies and rated voltage etc. must be legibly displayed on the product)

3. Certificate of Compliance (the document must be issued by one of registered conformity assessment bodies and confirmed Model No. of rated label)

4. Proof of METI’s approval if there is a difference between the name of Notifier in labels and the one in Notification of Business

5. Inspection record (all final products must be tested)

To which already acquired S-mark certification:

If your products have acquired S-mark certification, you can submit the following documents instead:

1. Copy of Notification of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) Electrical Appliances and Materials (the copy must have a receipt stamp from METI, and the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included in the copy) ; Or the registered information of manufacturing or import business on METI’s The Safety Portal Website (the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included)

2. S-mark certification (the model number and Ratings of Product need to be stated in the certificate and the model number must match the one of ASIN’s; a table which shows the relationship between the model number and ASIN must be attached.

・Li-Ion Battery

Non-Specified Electrical Appliances and Materials

1. Copy of Notification of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) Electrical Appliances and Materials (the copy must have a receipt stamp from METI, and the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included in the copy); Or the register information of manufacturing or import business on METI’s The Safety Portal Website (the Table of Classification by Katashiki must be included)

2. Photograph of label (PSE mark, name of the notifying supplier, name of registered conformity assessment bodies and rated voltage etc. must be legibly displayed on the product)

3. Proof of METI’s approval if there is a difference between the name of Notifier on the labels and the one in the Notification of Business

4. Inspection record (all final products must be tested)

To Lithium ion battery which is out of scope of the law:

1. Confirmation of volumetric energy density

2. Specifications etc. (a source of evidence for the volumetric energy density confirmation)

Documents certifying product safety

A. For Hoverboards, Monorovers, Electric Unicycles, Electric Skateboards, Electric Scooters, Electric Kickboards or Self-Balancing Transports: Documentation that all ASINs you are applying to list have been tested to one or more of the following standards by an ILAC ISO 17025 certified laboratory: ANSI/CAN/UL2272

B. For Electric Assisted Bicycle (Assist Cycle) or Electric Assisted Tricycle (Assist Tricycle): Documentation that products you are applying to list are certified as an approved type

  1. Photograph of the label that contains company name and TS qualification No.
  2. Copy of the official gazette that can confirm the number

Radio Law (GITEKI)

Specified low-power radio stations

1. Certificate of Compliance (issued by a registered conformity assessment body, the document should include Technical Conformity (GITEKI) number on the label ).

2. Photographs of the label that contains a Technical Conformity mark (GITEKI).

Radio stations operating with extremely low power of emission: One of the following evidences

1. Radio stations operating with extremely low power of emission compliance mark (ELP mark or TELEC mark), which must be shown at the product or the package

2. Documents that indicate the product is compatible with Radio stations operating with extremely low power of emission

Related Standards and Regulations

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