Walmart Announces Key Updates: New Compliance Measures and Extended Returns for Enhanced Seller Experience

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Big changes are underway at Walmart Marketplace, aimed at enhancing compliance, customer satisfaction, and overall seller experience.

As we navigate into a new era of online retail, staying informed and agile is key. Here’s a rundown of the latest updates from Walmart that every seller should know.

1. Utah Law Label Requirements: Staying Ahead of Compliance 🏷️

Starting January 1, 2024, Walmart sellers offering certain stuffed or filled items will need to adhere to Utah’s new Law Label requirements.

This entails ensuring that law labels are easily viewable on product webpages, a move aimed at enhancing transparency and consumer protection.

Action Steps for Sellers:

  • Upload Law Labels: If you’re selling relevant products, make sure to upload an image of the product law label or include a link to it in your product description on
  • Stay Informed: Review the Utah Office of Administrative Rules R70-101-18 for detailed compliance guidelines.
  • Walmart’s Reminder: While they’re guiding sellers, they don’t provide legal advice. It’s recommended to seek legal counsel to ensure full compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to your products.

2. Enhanced Auditing for CPSC-Regulated Products 🛡️

In an effort to ensure compliance with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Walmart is enhancing its auditing program. This means a more rigorous verification process for products under CPSC regulation.

What You Need to Know:

  • Document Submission: Be prepared to provide your Children’s Product Certificate or General Certificate of Conformity upon request by Bureau Veritas or SGS.
  • Email Communication: Bureau Veritas or ICW/SGS will directly contact sellers via email for information and product details.
  • Consequences of Non-Compliance: Failure to provide the required documents or to comply with the requirements may lead to the removal of your products from, along with other potential repercussions.

3. Understanding State Restrictions on Ride-On Products 🚗

Selling toy ride-ons, e-bikes, minibikes, go-karts, and similar products? Remember, compliance with specific state regulations is crucial.

Seller Responsibilities:

  • Compliance with State Laws: Ensure your products meet the regulations of the states where they are sold.
  • Adherence to Walmart Policies: Keep in mind Walmart’s policy against listing products in locations where they violate federal, state, or local laws.

Tip: This is a part of Walmart’s broader policy prohibiting the sale of products that are age-restricted by law or violate applicable laws and regulations.


Walmart’s latest updates highlight the importance of compliance and adherence to state and federal regulations.

As a seller on this ever-evolving platform, keeping abreast of these changes is crucial for your business’s success and sustainability.

Embrace these updates, ensure compliance, and continue to offer your customers high-quality, legal, and safe products. With Walmart’s continuous efforts in enhancing the seller and customer experience, your business is set to thrive in this dynamic marketplace.

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