Consumer Products and E-Commerce
Are you a small business owner, handmaking products at home, like stuffed toys and clothing, to sell online? Are you a small importer or drop shipper, bringing into the United States, various kinds of products to sell in online platforms and marketplaces? Are you reselling secondhand goods in online thrift stores or on other third-party platforms? If you said yes to any one of those questions, then you’re in the right place.
The CPSC Online Sellers’ Safety Guide offers business owners various resources and information, including helpful FAQs, to help them make, import, or sell safe and compliant consumer products.
Common E-Commerce Safety Violations
Are you an e-commerce business selling consumer products online? Learn about some common e-commerce safety violations and how to avoid them.
Reseller’s Information Center
This information center is dedicated to helping resellers keep unsafe products out of the hands of consumers.
Subscribe to CPSC Safety Information Emails
Stay up to date on everything CPSC. Sign up to receive the latest safety recall information, as well as the periodic Business Education newsletter.
Are you a small business with a new product? Start with our Regulatory Robot, designed to guide you through CPSC’s product safety requirements.
Small Business Education Videos
The Small Business Ombudsman has created several step-by-step videos to help walk you through certain CPSC safety requirements and product areas.
Business Education and Guidance
Making a toy? Importing clothing? Want to learn more about CPSIA requirements? Check out the Business Education page to find in depth information about different product areas and read more about common CPSC safety requirements.