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Drugs & drug paraphernalia

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, state, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Examples of permitted listings

  • Drugs approved for over-the-counter purchase that are not otherwise prohibited by Amazon policies and are appropriately described and labeled.

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Illegal drugs and narcotics, such as:
    • See the "Illegal Drugs" section below
    • Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • Products that simulate the effects of any illegal drug, such as marijuana, hallucinogens, and opium-based drugs. Examples:
    • Synthetic Cannabinoids
      • Bayou Blaster
      • Diablo
      • Hannibal
      • JWH-018
      • Spike99
      • K2
      • Orange Crush
      • Mad Hatter
      • Bam
      • Dynamite
      • The Kings
      • Comatose Candy
      • Sonic
      • Vampire Blood
    • Seeds/Plants
      • Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)
      • Hawaiian Baby Woodrose or Argyreia Nervosa seeds
      • Marshmallow Leaf
      • Poppy pods, poppy straw, and poppy straw concentrate
      • Poppy tea (tea brewed from poppy seeds, pods, or straw)
      • Poppy seeds that make certain claims, including poppy seeds that reference poppy tea, poppy seeds that are “unwashed,” poppy seeds that reference alkaloid content, and poppy seeds that reference opium
      • Sonoran Song Mimosa Hostilis
      • Syrian Rue
      • Yopo Seeds
    • Bath Salts/ Plant Food
      • Euphoria
      • Pink Blend
      • Star Dust
      • Vanilla Sky
      • White Dove
    • Methoxetamine
    • Herbal Products
      • Blue Lotus
      • Damiana
      • Kanna
      • Klip Dagga
      • Wild Dagga
    • Poppers, amyl nitrite products, or related products
  • The following cannabidiol (CBD) and Hemp products:
    • Rich Hemp Oil containing concentrated cannabidiol (CBD)
    • All non-ingestible products that contain cannabidiol/cannabinoid (CBD)
    • All ingestible products, including dietary supplements, that contain cannabidiol/cannabinoid (CBD)
    • Hemp products containing Resin or THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)
    • Hemp (or any cannabis Sativa L. strain) seeds capable of germination
  • "Drug paraphernalia," such as:
    • Butane Honey Oil "BHO" extractors and kits
    • Bongs and all related accessories
    • Dab kits
    • Pipes made from metal, most woods, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic or ceramic
    • "Rose in a Glass" pipes and similar products
    • Vaporizers and all related accessories
    • Wired cigarette papers
    • Nitrous Oxide Crackers
    • Drug purity testing kits
  • Products intended to defeat a drug test, such as urine additives and synthetic urine
  • Tablet presses or molds used to press or imprint a pharmaceutical drug name or identification number onto a tablet or pill
  • Substances identified by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a drug or chemical of concern, such as:
    • Clenbuterol
    • Dextromethorphan
    • Jimson Weed
    • Ketamine
    • Kratom
    • Salvia Divinorum
  • Controlled substances, including products containing:
    • Anything listed in Schedules I, II, III, IV, or V of the Controlled Substances Act such as:
      • Drotebanol. (See examples listed below.)
      • Coca Leaves, including all variations of leaves, tea, and coca extract
      • Codeine Ketamine
      • Peyote or mescaline
  • "List I" and “List II” chemicals or their derivatives as designated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), such as:
    • Ephedrine. (See examples listed below.)
    • Phenylpropanalomine
    • Pseudoephedrine. (See examples listed below.)
    • Ergotamine. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined present an unreasonable risk of injury or illness
  • Products that are adulterated or misbranded
  • Products that have been placed on the United States Anti-Doping Agency high-risk dietary supplement list, such as:
    • Driven Sports - Craze
    • LG Sciences - Formadrol Extreme
  • Products that have been the subject of a prior regulatory action, such as:
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letters, safety alerts, or recalls
    • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) emergency scheduling
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) orders or guidance
  • Hallucinogenic mushrooms or any mushroom marketed as having hallucinogenic effects, such as:
    • Amanita muscaria
    • Panther amanitas
    • Psilocybe Cubensis
    • Psilocybin
  • Products that require a prescription or a medical professional's supervision or direction for their use:
    • Prescription Drugs and Ingredients
    • Antibiotics (including "fish" antibiotics, both over-the-counter and prescription)
    • Prescription Veterinary Products and Ingredients
    • Vaccines (including human and animal vaccines), such as:
      • Rabies
      • West Nile Virus
      • Distemper
      • Puppy CPV
      • Lyme Disease
  • Veterinary drugs that are unapproved for use or sale by the FDA
  • Listings claiming that a product is intended to be used for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in humans and/or animals unless the claim is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), such as:
    • Potassium iodate/iodide supplements making anti-radiation claims
    • Chelation products. (See examples listed below.)
    • Unapproved remedies for cancer. (See examples listed below.)
    • Unapproved remedies for sexually transmitted diseases. (See examples listed below.)
    • Unapproved new drugs. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products or ingredients for which new notification is required but has not been filed, such as DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine).
  • Products intended for experiencing, or marketed for producing, an effect similar to that caused by an anabolic steroid, such as "Legal Steroids."
  • Products that have passed their expiration or "use by" dates
  • Opened or used products
  • Products that are not sealed in original manufacturer's packaging
  • Products labeled as "tester," "not for retail sale," or "not intended for resale"
  • Products that have been the subject of recalls or safety alerts. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products that have been the subject of criminal enforcement, injunctions, or seizures. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products marketed in a manner that imitates the effects of a controlled substance, prescription drug, or substance identified by the FDA as an unapproved new drug or tainted supplement.
  • Products containing ephedra or ma huang
  • Products marketed to U.S. consumers that are labeled only in a foreign language
  • Products marketed to imitate a prescription drug or prescription drug brand
  • Products that contain deer antler velvet, such as deer antler spray
  • Products that contain thyroid, adrenal extract, or thyroid extract
  • Products that contain ingredients derived from sharks, whales, dolphins, or porpoises, such as Joint pain supplements containing shark cartilage.
  • Due to public health concerns, certain loperamide offers are restricted to support limitations on access to high pill count units.

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Additional Useful Information

Examples of Drug-Related Prohibited Products and Ingredients

Illegal Drugs

  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy
  • Hashish
  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • Marijuana and Cannabis
  • PCP

Drotebanol Products

  • Metebanyl

Ephedrine Products

  • Primatene
  • Primatene Mist
  • Bronkaid

Pseudoephedrine Products

  • Sudafed
  • Claritin-D

Ergotamine Products

  • Bel Phen Ergot S Tablets
  • Bellamine Tablets
  • Bel-Tabs Tablets
  • Cafatine PB Tabs
  • Spastrine Tablets
  • Urkf-PB Tablets

Chelation Products

  • Advanced Formula EDTA Oral Chelation
  • AlkaLife Alkaline Drops
  • Beyond Chelation Improved
  • Bio-Chelat Heavy Metal Chelator
  • Cardio Chelate
  • CardioRenew
  • CardioRestore
  • Detoxamin Oral
  • Detoxamin Suppositories
  • EBN Detoxifying Bentonite Clay
  • Kelatox Suppositories
  • Keto-Plex
  • Kids Chelat Heavy Metal Chelator
  • Kids Clear Detoxifying Clay Baths

Unapproved Remedies for Cancer

  • Activase
  • Agaricus Capsules
  • Agaricus Dried Grade A
  • Agaricus Dried Grade A Powder
  • Agaricus Strong Extract
  • Agaricus Sweet Extract
  • Amorph
  • APM Extract
  • Apritum
  • B17 or Laetrile
  • Best Curcumin with Bioperine
  • Black Salve
  • Black Salve Bloodroot Capsules
  • Black Salve Deep Tissue Mix DMSO (Vet. Use)
  • Black Salve Mix (Cansema Type for Vet. Use)
  • Black Salve with DMSO
  • Bladder Cancer Tea Formula
  • Bloodroot Extract
  • Bone Cancer Tea Formula
  • Breast Cancer Tea Formula
  • Breast Health - Breast Support Formula
  • Buffered Vitamin C Crystals
  • C-4 Cream
  • CanAlk
  • CancerGene
  • Cansema Black Salve Mix
  • Cansema Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Carcinogex
  • Cat's Claw, when marketed as a remedy for cancer
  • C-Cell 4 Destoyer
  • Cesium and Potassium Combo
  • C-Herb
  • Chloro Plasma
  • Citral
  • Colon Cancer Tea Formula
  • Comprehensive Prostate Formula
  • Coral Calcium
  • Coral Calcium Daily
  • Cowboy Sarcoid Black Salve Mixes/Kits with DMSO
  • Curaderm
  • Curcumin C3 Complex
  • Electrolyte Formula (Cantron)
  • Ellagenol
  • Ellagic Acid
  • Ellagic Acid 1000mg
  • Ellagic Insurance Formula
  • Ellagic Ultra
  • E-Mune
  • Esophageal Cancer Tea Formula
  • Essiac
  • Fungustum
  • Generations Black Salve Tablets
  • Immune Ace
  • Immune Max
  • Indian Mudd Mix
  • Indian Mudd Mix for Bet Use
  • IP-6 Inositol Hexaphosphate
  • Lung Cancer Tea Formula
  • Lycopene 25
  • Lycozyme
  • Lycozyme Extra Strength
  • Malignant Lymphoma Tea Formula
  • Medicardium
  • Men's Prosta-Life
  • Mild Black Salve Mix
  • Mild Black Salve Mix (Vet. Use)
  • Mild Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Miracle Mushroom Blend
  • Molex
  • Nasal Cancer Tea Formula
  • Native Herbal Tea Rene Caisse's Original Formula
  • Neoplasmex
  • New Sun Bital PR & BR
  • New Sun Flax Seed Oil
  • New Sun Grape Seed Extract
  • New Sun Green Tea
  • New Sun LIV Combination
  • New Sun NKC-C Agaricus Blazei Capsules
  • New Sun Super Sam (Super Sam Generic Samento, Cat's Claw)
  • New Sun Super Sam (TOA Free Cat's Claw)
  • New Sun Yew/Olive Combination
  • New SunNKC-C Agaricus Blazei Super Concentrate Vial
  • Ocean Treasure Coral Calcium Colostrum
  • Ojibwa Tea
  • OPC Extract
  • D.Q.! Herbal Skin Cream
  • Pacific Ocean Shark Cartilage
  • Pau d Arco Bark
  • PC Hope
  • Pectasol
  • Platinum
  • Prostate Therapy Tea Formula
  • Protocel Formula 23
  • Protocel Formula 25
  • RAAXII Extract
  • Red Clover Plus
  • RF 1000 Extract
  • Saw Palmetto Cream
  • Shark Cartilage
  • Skin Cancer Tea Formula
  • Special Tea Formula
  • Squalamax
  • Stomach Cancer Tea Formula
  • SunRecome in Packets and Capsules
  • Super Curcumin C3 Complex Eco Pack
  • Super Curcumin C3 Complex w/ Bioprerine
  • Surcan
  • ThermaPop
  • TNF-Max
  • Tongue and Oral Cancer Tea Formula
  • Tum-go
  • Tumorex
  • Ultramarine Omega-3
  • Ultramarine Shark Liver Oil
  • Uterus and Cervical Cancer Tea Formula
  • Very Mild Black Salve Mix
  • Very Mild Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Virgin Salmon Oil Gelcaps
  • VX-O
  • Wild Yam Cream
  • XX Sarcoid Salve Mixes/Kits with DMSO

Unapproved Remedies for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • AlkaLife
  • Burdock Extract
  • C-Cure
  • Colloidal Silver 500ppm (Liquid)
  • Detox Formula
  • Disintegrate Formula
  • DMSO Cream
  • DMSO Cream with Aloe
  • DMSO Roll-On
  • Echinacea/Golden Seal
  • Essaic Tonic Liquid Drops
  • EverCLR 3
  • Gene-Eden
  • Herdox
  • Herpaflor Complete Package
  • Herpaflor Daily Formula Tablets
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Combo Pack
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Tablets
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Topical Liquid
  • Herpeset
  • H-Guard Dx
  • H-Stop Dx
  • ImmuneGlory
  • Medavir
  • Medavir H-Elimination Kit
  • Molluscum Dx
  • O2xygen Force (Oxygen Force/OxyForce)
  • Oil of Oregano P73 Physician's Strength
  • Skin-Herp
  • ViraBalm
  • Viruxo
  • Vyristic Immune Support
  • Wart Dx
  • Wartrol

Unapproved New Drugs

  • Alboz Omeprazole
  • Aminexil
  • Aniracetam
  • BioAnue Laboratories manufactured products
  • Botanics Asia products, Pure Curcuma Comosa and Prostekt - Rx
  • Conceive Plus Fertility Lubricant
  • Diane 35 contraceptive
  • Durolane
  • Elite LGD 4033
  • Garcinia Cambogia, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • I-pill emergency contraceptive
  • Liquid Oxygen, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • Live Better Omeprazole
  • Losec A-20
  • Mantil
  • Marine Phytoplankton, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • Microgynon contraceptive
  • Nexcare acne patch
  • Nextime emergency contraceptive
  • Noopept
  • Olzep-20
  • Omeprazol Praol
  • Omeprazole by Cure Pharma
  • Omeprazole GPO
  • Омепразол
  • Omez by Dr. Riddy's
  • Ostenil Plus
  • Oxiracetam
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Piracetam
  • Priacemen
  • ProVanax
  • Reumofan Plus and Reumofan Plus Premium
  • Synocrom Mini
  • Topical Ibuprofen

Last updated 05/09/2018

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