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The below is guidance only. Amazon reserves the right to remove any listing it considers to be inappropriate for sale for any reason.

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Mailing lists
  • Personal information
  • Internet domain names
  • Online accounts
  • Real estate property
  • EAN codes
  • Unlicensed pesticides and neonicotinoid pesticides, Imidacloprid, Thiamethoxam, Clothianidin
  • Human body parts and bodily fluids, except for wigs made of human hair
  • Software, except full retail versions of physical software. For details consult the guidelines to Sell Software. In particular, Amazon prohibits the listing of products that are made available by digital download, including "codes" that can be used to access content on third party websites.
  • Region 1 DVDs: New region 1 DVDs are restricted products and are prohibited for sale on unless you have received pre-approval for such sales from  Only sellers residing in the USA or Canada that dispatch their products from the USA or Canada are eligible for pre-approval.  Only new region 1 DVDs that have been age-rated in Canada or the US may be sold through, and the age rating must appear in the seller's region 1 DVD listing. Sellers of new region 1 DVDs are prohibited from selling more than one copy of any new region 1 DVD to any customer, or from selling any new region 1 DVD to any customer who is purchasing the DVD for commercial purposes.
  • Illegal and noxious plants, plant materials and seeds: Certain types of plants, seeds and other plant material may be prohibited or subject to authorizations. We invite you to seek advice in advance from the Ministry of Agriculture in Italy to verify the existence of any restriction to sale or authorizations that may be required for the sale of such products in Italy.
  • Services reserved to telecommunication service providers, insurance companies and financial intermediaries
  • Film developing services
  • Magazines and newspapers and related subscriptions
  • Tools to help locating devices to prevent breaches of the rules of the road
  • Students manuals with solutions
  • Confederate flag merchandise
  • Mystery boxes or similar products containing items that are not clearly described or depicted on the detail page
  • Fireworks and other pyrotechnics (except for category F1 fireworks)
  • Products promoting illegal use. Sellers must not promote illegal or prohibited uses of their products on Amazon
  • Stolen property and products that are the result or the profit of a crime
  • Items that infringe upon an individual's privacy. Amazon holds personal privacy in the highest regard. Therefore, items that infringe upon, or have potential to infringe upon, any individual's privacy are prohibited
  • Listings acting wholly or mainly as advertisements, including links to third party websites and promotional messages
  • "Washington Redskins" merchandise
  • Single-use or disposable plastic products covered by Art.5 of the EU Directive 2019/904, including those made of biodegradable plastic, such as:
    • Cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks and similar);
    • Plates;
    • Straws (except if they are medical devices);
      • Beverage straws made from soft-plastic are always prohibited even if described as re-usable
    • Beverage stirrers;
    • Balloon sticks for consumer use, including the mechanisms of such sticks;
    • Food containers made of expanded polystyrene, i.e. receptacles such as boxes, used to contain food, which (a) is intended for immediate consumption, either on-the-spot or take-away, (b) is typically consumed from the receptacle, and (c) is ready to be consumed without any further preparation, such as cooking, boiling or heating, including food containers used for fast food or other meal ready for immediate consumption;
    • Beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, including their caps and lids;
    • Cups for beverages made of expanded polystyrene, including their covers and lids.
  • Cotton buds and cotton swabs that have sticks made from plastic or biodegradable plastic, even if described as reusable (except if they are medical devices)
  • Products covered by Art. 5 of the EU Directive 2019/904 made from oxo-degradable and oxo-biodegradable plastic, (including their primary packaging) even if described as re-usable
  • Food Contact Materials (such as tableware, kitchenware) manufactured from plastics to which substances have been added that are not on the union list of authorized substances under Regulation (EU) 10/2011. In particular, this restricts Food Contact Materials made out of plastic in combination with bamboo, corn starch or rice husks.
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