Please note that the peak season is coming, and Amazon will start to strictly check the certification of carabiner. Sellers who have not done so should make arrangements as soon as possible. Now let’s understand the content and process of this certification.
A carabiner is a metal ring with a snap buckle used to quickly and reversibly connect components when climbing and mountaineering, and is part of a safety-critical system. Carabiner can be used to secure ropes to equipment, or to connect two or more pieces of equipment together. They are usually made of aluminum or steel. The latches are available in different shapes (D-shaped, asymmetrical D-shaped and oval-shaped latches) and can be in locking or non-locking form.
While sales of rock climbing equipment have skyrocketed, their safety has also attracted the attention of the authorities.Following the carabiner, Amazon has recently started a new round of strict control of climbing equipment
If mountaineering locks are sold on the platform, Amazon is always required to provide its report documents that test compliance with standards or regulations to prove the safety and compliance of the product. A test report issued by an ILAC ISO 17025 accredited laboratory confirming that each item has been tested and meets the above requirements for use.
Amazon Mountaineering Locks Compliance Standards: /ASSE Z359.12-2009, ASTM F1774 or UIAA 121
Pick one of the criteria to test. A test report issued by an ILAC ISO 17025 accredited laboratory confirming that each item has been tested and meets the above requirements for use.
ASTM F1774-2013 Standard Specification for Climbing and Mountaineering Locks
Mainly test three aspects: the strength of the lock; strength; rust prevention
Amazon's request email to carabiner sellers
Note: The test report must contain pictures of the product, including packaging and warning labels. The pictures on the test report must confirm that the product is the same as the picture provided on the detail page. You confirm that all the information you submit is true, credible and accurate. If you Submissions that do not meet these security requirements may result in your selling privileges being revoked by Amazon.
Product Packaging & Warning Labels
The carabiner, packaging and warning labels listed on Amazon must meet the relevant requirements of Amazon, and are the same as the pictures provided on the corresponding test report, otherwise the carabiner product will be judged as non-compliant and taken off the shelf!