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General Customs Requirements (US)

Customs Information for International Vendors Selling in the United States

International vendors are required to provide the following documented information for each style to be sold on

  • Gender for applicable products
  • Size of product
  • Age grading for children’s products. Please note that age grading for infant apparel must be listed in months. zulily vendors must comply with the established guidelines for age grading as set by the CPSC which can be found here:
  • Garment construction for applicable products
  • Knit or woven for textile products
  • Material Content for textile products. Must be complete fabric composition (Fabric composition must equal 100% – e.g. 100% cotton or 95% cotton/5% spandex) See fiber content labeling section below.
  • Manufacturer name and address of factory where item is produced
  • Country of origin (must be same country as manufacturer address)
  • Net weight of each product in kilograms (cannot be a per style average, i.e. all net weights cannot be the same value)
  • Stitch count for knit garments only

Importer of Record Information

The Importer of Record (IOR) is the party responsible for clearing the goods through US customs. The IOR is negotiated as part of the terms of sale between the buyer and the shipper and should be confirmed prior to shipment.


FTC Labeling Requirements

Wearing apparel (not including footwear) is subject to labeling requirements, per FTC regulations.  The below items must be on all labels, in English.  Other languages may appear on the labels, as long as English is also included. The label must be conspicuous and durable enough to remain on the garment until delivered to the consumer and include the following information:

  • Fiber content
  • Country of Origin
  • Manufacturer or Registered Identification Number (RN) of manufacturer
  • Garment care instructions, including icons and/or instructions for: Hand or Machine Wash, Bleaching, Drying, Ironing, and Warnings

All required information must be legible, conspicuous, and readily accessible to the customer, in letters of equal size. All of the required information must appear on at least one side of the label. All labeling information and requirements under the Federal Trade Commission can be found here:


zulily Fur and Exotic Leather Policy

zulily doesn’t sell products made from genuine fur except for the following:

  • Shearling
  • Calf hair
  • Pony hair

zulily doesn’t sell products made from exotic animal skin. Only leather from the following animals is allowed:

  • Cow
  • Pig
  • Sheep
  • Goat / Lamb
  • Ostrich


Fur Labeling and Advertising

Genuine fur must be labeled and displayed online with the following information:

  • The term “genuine”
  • If the fur is natural, or painted, bleached, dyed etc.
  • The name of the animal
  • The origin country of the animal

Faux fur must be labeled as faux fur with the following information:

  • Fiber Content
  • Fur Requirements
  • Country of Origin
  • Manufacturer or Registered Identification Number (RN)