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Mountain Climbing Ropes are defined by the Consumer Product Safety Act and referred to as rope products manufactured and sold for supporting one’s body. The scope covers those with multiple purposes including supporting one’s body. The term “supporting one’s body” here means to prevent one’s body from falling in case the climbing/descending person falls by slipping etc. on the cliff, steep snowed/iced mountainsides etc.
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:
Documents per ASINs (please include the ASIN in the file name of the documents).
1. Copy(s) of “Notification of Business for Manufacturing (or Importing) Consumer Products” 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)
This document must include the subjects below:
2. Inspection record of required test items which are compliant with Consumer Product Safety Act.
3. Photographs of the product labeling. The photographs need to be clear enough to recognize subjects below;
4. Proof of METI’s approval if there is a difference between the Notified Business Name on the labels and the one in the Notification of Business