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Selling Electrical Appliances in Amazon.co.jp

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.

In Amazon.co.jp, all Electrical appliances must meet product safety standards, including:

  • The documents that prove your product was tested according to the Product Safety standards by a laboratory.
Amazon may request electrical appliances safety documentation at any time to confirm compliance.

Who should submit documents?

If you are contacted by Amazon, you must provide documents to confirm the safety of your products. Amazon requires certain documentation that indicates testing compliance with applicable standards or regulations for each product you are applying to sell.

How do I request approval to sell Electrical appliances?

Amazon’s policies require that Electrical appliances sold through the Amazon website meet specified certification standards. If you are contacted by Amazon, please submit the following information to jp-electronics-safety@amazon.co.jp and obtain approval:

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.

  1. Company name
  2. Merchant Token
  3. Email address
  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
  6. Documents per ASINs (please include the ASIN in the file name of the documents). Test reports from a testing laboratory confirming each product was tested to the Product Safety Standards requirements listed below:

Electric Appliances and Material Safety Law (PSE)


  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)
  2. Photograph of label that contains a PSE mark (PSE mark, name of Notifier, name of registered conformity assessment bodies and rated voltage etc. must be legibly shown)
  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. Voluntary inspection records

Out scope of PSE for Lithium Ion Battery


  1. Confirmation of volumetric energy density
  2. Specifications etc. (Source of evidence for the volumetric energy density confirmation)

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.

Note: We may request you to provide additional documents.
Note: By submitting the information above, you represent and warrant that all such information you provide is true, authentic, and accurate. If you breach this representation or warranty, we may terminate your selling privileges.

Some labs provide special Amazon rates for testing. A list of these Compliance Solutions providers is available here.

Related Standards and Regulations

Note: If you are importing or exporting Electrical Appliances in Amazon.co.jp, you must also comply with applicable import/export related regulations. Information on Importing and Exporting Inventory is available here.
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