Exporting equestrian helmet products to the United States, listing Amazon, etc., must meet the following specific regulations and standards for CPC certification:
General Purpose Equestrian Helmets ASTM F1163 (Standard Specification for Protective Helmets for Equestrian Sports and Riding)
Equestrian Helmets for Children CPSIA (lead) and ASTM F1163 (Standard Specification for Protective Helmets for Equestrian Sports and Riding)
ASTM F1163 Safety standard for Equestrian helmets commonly used in equestrian helmets: mainly in impact test, pull strap test and functional test.
In addition, the standard also requires that the end of the drawstring should be sewn ( one layer is folded upside down for a total of two layers, and they are sewn together separately ) .
The product safety testing standards for equestrian helmets are also different from other helmets due to different uses and locations of protection.
Information you need to prepare for listing on Amazon
Amazon may ask you to provide the following information at any time, so it is recommended that you have this information readily available for submission:
your business name (if applicable) and seller number;
your contact information: email address and telephone number;
A list of all equestrian helmets you post;
For all equestrian helmets, provide evidence of compliance with warning and hazard labeling requirements, if applicable. Please provide an image of the product that shows the warning and hazard labels on the product, or provide a test report that verifies that you meet the warning and hazard labeling requirements.
All brochures and manuals for all equestrian helmets you publish.
A test report from an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory confirming that each general purpose equestrian helmet you have issued has been tested and meets applicable requirements;
For all equestrian helmets (universal and kid-specific), please provide a picture of the product and product packaging, if applicable. Images must include all sides of the product and product packaging to demonstrate that the product is identical to the product listed on the detail page.
Equestrian helmets for children, please provide evidence that they meet the mandatory tracking label requirements (CPSA Section 14(a)(5)). Please provide an image of the product showing the tracking label on the product, or provide a test report that demonstrates compliance with the tracking label requirements.
Your issued Children's Product Certificate (CPC) for all children's equestrian helmets;
A test report issued by a CPSC -accredited laboratory confirms that each children's equestrian helmet you issue has been tested and complies with the above regulations and standards.
Penalties for Policy Violations
Penalties for no test report
E-commerce platforms such as Amazon require that equestrian helmets sold on their platforms must upload relevant product test reports. If products without relevant certification are randomly checked, they will face product removal or fines!
If the equestrian helmets exported to the United States, Canada and other countries fail to pass the corresponding tests, they may be fined, the goods are detained by the customs, and the products sold are forced to be recalled.
ps: The test report must contain a picture of the tested product, and the picture should be sufficient to prove that the tested product is the same as the product listed on the details page.