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Fidget spinners

Amazon has implemented safety requirements for all fidget spinners offered on the site.

What is a fidget spinner?

A fidget spinner has two or more prongs with a bearing in its centre circular pad. It can be made from a variety of materials including plastic, brass, stainless steel, titanium and copper. The prongs may also be weighted with the same type of bearing. The device is often held between two fingers on the centre pad, and spins around the centre bearing.

What is a throwing star fidget spinner?

A “throwing star” fidget spinner is a type of fidget spinner that looks like a “throwing star” weapon, regardless of its material. At this time, throwing star fidget spinners are not allowed for sale in the Amazon marketplace.

How do I meet the safety requirements to sell fidget spinners?

To sell fidget spinners on Amazon, please submit the following information to the email address listed in the table below. Send the information from the email address associated with your seller account.


  1. Your company name;
  2. Your contact information (email address, phone number);
  3. A list of fidget spinner ASINs that you are applying to sell;
  4. The country or countries where you would like to sell your fidget spinners;
  5. Images of product or packaging that display:
    • Product type, batch, serial or model number
    • CE Marking
    • Company name and address based in the EU
    • Warning that the toy is not suitable for children under three years of age
    Note: Any written warning needs to be in the language of the intended country of sale.
  6. A signed version of an EC Declaration of Conformity illustrating compliance to applicable regulations and harmonised standards, which should include, but may not be limited to Directive 2009/48/EC Safety of toys, EN 71-1:2014 and EN 71-3:2013
  7. Test reports from an independent accredited laboratory illustrating compliance to harmonised EN standards:
    • EN 71-1:2014 Safety of toys - Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties
    • EN 71-3:2013 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements
Marketplace Certification requirement Email documentation to:
Fidget spinners Toy safety directive (2009/48/EC) child-safety@amazon.co.uk
Throwing star fidget spinner Not allowed to sell on Amazon

By applying to sell these products, you certify that all of the materials you submit are true.

Images of fidget spinners

Images of Throwing Star fidget spinners

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