Amazon know that compliance requirements in the European Union and UK can be overwhelming and complex. So, to make it simpler, they have gathered some of the key requirements to make it less complicated. Today we focus on selling on Compliance Requirements for selling on Amazon.co.uk in the UK.
It’s worth noting that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for the UK are in process and was due to come into effect next year impacting all packaging. However, more than four years after the government began consulting on plans to make the industry responsible for the packaging it places on the UK market, there is little sign of movement on UK Extended Producer Responsibility.
UK Plastic Packaging Tax
Am I impacted? If you manufacture or import 10 tons or more of finished plastic packaging into the UK.
What should I do to prove compliance to Amazon?
Register on the HMRC online portal and provide us with your UK PPT registration number when requested.
What is the deadline? Already live since the 1st of April 2022.
What are the consequences of non-compliance? Account suspension in the UK store when a notice is received from HMRC.