Amazon strives to ensure a trustworthy shopping experience for our customers. By selling on
Amazon, you agree that:
The sale of counterfeit products is strictly prohibited.
You may not sell any products that are not legal for sale, such as products that have
been illegally replicated, reproduced, or manufactured
You must provide records about the authenticity of your products if Amazon requests that
Failure to abide by this policy may result in loss of selling privileges, funds being
withheld, destruction of inventory in our fulfilment centers, and other legal
Sell Only Authentic and Legal Products. It is your responsibility to source, sell, and
fulfill only authentic products that are legal for sale. Examples of prohibited products
Bootlegs, fakes, or pirated copies of products or content
Products that have been illegally replicated, reproduced, or manufactured
Products that infringe another party’s intellectual property rights
Maintain and Provide Inventory Records. Amazon may request that you provide
documentation (such as invoices) showing the authenticity of your products or your
authorization to list them for sale. You may remove pricing information from these
documents, but providing documents that have been edited in any other way or that are
misleading is a violation of this policy and will lead to enforcement against your
Consequences of Selling Inauthentic Products. If you sell inauthentic products, we may
immediately suspend or terminate your Amazon selling account (and any related accounts),
destroy any inauthentic products in our fulfillment centers at your expense, and/or
withhold payments to you.
Amazon Takes Action to Protect Customers and Rights Owners. Amazon also works with
manufacturers, rights holders, content owners, vendors, and sellers to improve the ways
we detect and prevent inauthentic products from reaching our customers. As a result of
our detection and enforcement activities, Amazon may:
Remove suspect listings.
Take legal action against parties who knowingly violate this policy and harm our
customers. In addition to criminal fines and imprisonment, sellers and suppliers of
inauthentic products may face civil penalties including the loss of any amounts
received from the sale of inauthentic products, the damage or harm sustained by the
rights holders, statutory and other damages, and attorney’s fees.
Reporting Inauthentic Products. We stand behind the products sold on our site with our
A-to-z Guarantee, and we encourage rights owners
who have product authenticity concerns to notify us. We will promptly investigate and take
all appropriate actions to protect customers, sellers, and rights holders. You may view
counterfeit complaints on the Account Health page in Seller Central.