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Fire and other safety products

Amazon’s policies require that certain fire and other safety products sold through Amazon must meet specified certification standards. To sell these products on Amazon, you must apply by submitting the following information to jp-life-safety-equipment@amazon.com:

  • Your company name
  • Your contact information: Name of the contact person, title, email address and phone number
  • List of ASINs (10 digit ID starting from B that can be confirmed on Seller Central) you wish to continue selling on our site
  • Photographs and documents (see the requirements of each product on this page)
  • Copies of invoices issued in the last 365 days. These should reflect your sales volume during that time and contain products’ name, JAN Codes, and model number* (*in cases where the JAN Code is not identified in the invoices)
  • A document issues and sealed or signed by the manufacturer demonstrating that you are an authorized reseller
  • Documents showing that you are the manufacturer of each of the ASINs you are seeking approval to sell

You certify that all materials that you submit are true, authentic, and accurate.

Note: Amazon may remove your selling privileges for failing to meet these requirements.
Note: Amazon may request you to provide additional documents.

Reach out to jp-life-safety-equipment@amazon.com for any questions about the products on this page.

Fire and smoke masks, gas and dust masks

Amazon requires all Fire and smoke masks to be approved by Fire Protection Equipment and Systems (FESC). Amazon requires all Gas and dust masks to be approved by Industrial Safety and Health Act (ISHA).

One or more of the following documents evidencing that the product(s) are approved by Fire Equipment and Safety Center of Japan (FESC) for Fire and smoke masks and that are approved by Technology Institution of Industrial Safety (TIIS) for Gas and dust masks and that the product(s) are authentic:

  • Photographs of Certification mark of FESC on the products for Fire and smoke masks or TIIS on the products for Gas and dust masks
  • Test Reports from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by FESC for Fire and smoke masks and that are approved by TIIS for Gas and dust masks
  • Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Conformity from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by FESC for Fire and smoke masks and that are approved by TIIS for Gas and dust masks

About Fire Equipment and Safety Center of Japan (FESC): http://www.fesc.or.jp/05/index2-b.html

About Technology Institution of Industrial Safety (TIIS): http://www.tiis.or.jp/02_01_subCategory.html

Smoke alarms and smoke detectors

Amazon requires all smoke alarms and smoke detectors to be approved by JFEII (Japan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute). Additionally, the items need to be stamped with a Kentei mark. Amazon defines these products as follows:

One or more of the following documents evidencing that the product(s) are approved by Japan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute (JFEII) and that the product(s) are authentic:

  • Photographs of Kentei mark on the product
  • Test Reports from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by JFEII
  • Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Conformity from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by JFEII
  • If the product is subject to Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law:
    • Copy of Notification of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) Electrical Appliances and Materials
    • Certificate of Compliance
    • Photograph of label that contains a PSE mark
  • If the product is subject to the Radio Act:
    • Copy of Certificate of Technical Regulations Conformity for Specified Radio Equipment in Japan
    • Photograph of label that contains technical conformity mark (Giteki mark)

CO alarms

Amazon requires all CO alarms to be approved by The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan (HPGSIJ) or Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association (JIA).

One or more of the following documents evidencing that the product(s) are approved by The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan (HPGSIJ) or Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association (JIA) and that the product(s) are authentic:

  • Photographs of Certification mark of HPGSIJ or JIA on the product
  • Test Reports from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by HPGSIJ or JIA
  • Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Conformity from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by HPGSIJ or JIA

About The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan (HPGSIJ): https://www.khk.or.jp/activities/inspection_certification/certification/lpg_detector.html

About Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association (JIA): http://www.jia-page.or.jp/certification/type/jia.html

Fire extinguishers

Amazon requires all Fire extinguishers (contains the one of aerosols) to be approved by JFEII (Japan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute). Additionally, the items need to be stamped with a Kentei mark (Shobo mark for the one of aerosols). Amazon defines these products as follows:

One or more of the following documents evidencing that the product(s) are approved by Japan Fire Equipment Inspection Institute (JFEII) and that the product(s) are authentic:

  • Photographs of Kentei mark on the products (NS mark on the products) if they are aerosols
  • Test Reports from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by JFEII
  • Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Conformity from Testing Laboratories showing that are approved by JFEII
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