Amazon ISTA-6 Ships In Own Container (SIOC) – Package Testing
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Request for Quote:

Certification Level:

Check One:

Tier 1 (Frustration Free Packaging)
Tier 2 (Ships-in-Own-Container)
Tier 3 (Pre-Free Packaging Over Box)

Note: The minimum package dimension to participate in Tier1 – FFP and Tier 2 – SIOC Amazon packaging certification is 9” x 6” x 0.375” H.

Tier 1 Criteria:

  • Curbside Recyclable Packaging Materials
  • Easy to Open
  • Minimal Packaging
  • Ships without an Amazon Over box
  • Minimal Damage/Defect Rates
  • No Prep Required by Amazon

Tier 2 Criteria:

  • Ships without an Amazon Over box
  • Minimal Damage/Defect Rates
  • No Prep Required by Amazon

Tier 3 Criteria:

  • Minimal Damage/Defect Rates
  • No Prep Required by Amazon

Number of ASINs or Products by Package Product Test Type:

For Fragile items, five samples are required for test procedure. Fragile items are defined as items that easily break or could leak during the distribution process. This includes any item containing:

  • Glass / Ceramic / Porcelain / Clay
  • Liquids / Semi-liquids / Solids that can become liquid at high temperatures (above 70°F)

For Non-Fragile items, one sample is required for test procedure. If the sample is a palletized or unitized load and this is the intended configuration of shipment to the end consumer, then this is constituted as a single packaged-product.

TV/Monitors are considered Non-Fragile items.

Testing Type:

Type A: Parcel delivery, Standard Handling,
< 50 lbs & Girth ≤ 165”

Type B: Parcel delivery, Standard Handling,
50 lbs to < 100 lbs & Girth ≤ 165”

Type C: Parcel delivery, Standard Handling,
100 lbs or greater & Girth ≤ 165”

Type D: LTL delivery, Standard Handling,< 100 lbs or Girth ≥ 165”

Type E: LTL delivery, Standard Handling,
100 lbs or greater or Girth ≥ 165”

Type F: LTL delivery, Pallet Handling

Type G: TV/Monitor, Parcel delivery,
Standard Handling, < 150 lbs & Girth ≤ 165”

Type H: TV/Monitor, LTL delivery, Standard Handling, 150 lbs or greater or Girth ≥ 165”

Type PFP/Over Box