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Other restricted products

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

  • Plants and seeds that are not otherwise restricted
  • Badges that are clearly identified and marketed for costumes or play and not for official use (e.g. toy badges)

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Confederate flag merchandise
  • Coupons
  • Domain names
  • Drop-side cribs
  • Ethanol products that are advertised as not being denatured, advertised as not having a bittering agent, or advertised as consumable
  • Event tickets, such as concert tickets and sporting events tickets
  • Real or replica government or military-issued items, including badges, identification documents, COVID-19 vaccination record cards, birth certificates, passports, licenses, patches, collars, or tags
  • Listings that redirect any customers from the site into any other sales channel with the exception of advertisements that are part of the Amazon Product Ads
  • Magic Wine Decanter
  • Mailboxes that do not meet USPS requirements
  • “Mystery boxes,” “Surprise boxes,” or similarly named products containing items that are not clearly described on the product detail page
  • Products intended to be used to produce an illegal product or undertake an illegal activity
  • Products made available by digital download, including "codes" that can be used to access content on other websites or services
  • Products that contain asbestos, especially corrugated paper, rollboard, commercial paper, specialty paper, and flooring felt
  • Products that contain Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), such as some electrical equipment, plasticizers in paint, carbonless copy paper, and other industrial products
  • Products that include any likeness of the seals of the President, Vice President, Senate, House of Representatives, or Congress
  • Products that infringe upon an individual's privacy, such as the sale of marketing lists and personal information
  • Products that are recreational boats without a proper Manufacturer Identification Code (MIC) and do not have a valid Hull Identification Number (HIN)
  • Products with the serial number removed or altered
  • Real property or real estate
  • Solutions manuals intended to be used by teachers, proctors, or official examiners (textbooks and solutions manuals for students are permitted)
  • Teacher's editions of textbooks in any format, such as:
    • Hardcopy or softcover books
    • eBook, CD-R, DVD or other electronic versions of teacher's editions
  • UPC Barcode Labels and EAN Codes, including EAN Code generators
  • Used or refurbished gas connectors
  • Video game bundles (e.g., bundles of products sold together, such as the "Sony PlayStation Portable Bundle with 5 Games") without pre-approval by Amazon
  • Your Baby Can Read products
  • "Washington Redskins" merchandise

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Last Updated: 2/16/2022

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