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Restricted Products on Amazon in USA Market Place

Before listing a product on amazon sellers should carefully do an analysis of the “Examples of Permitted and Prohibited Listings” sections in each Restricted Product category. If someone is going to sell a Restricted Product, amazon will immediately suspend or terminate the selling rights and destroy inventory in our fulfilment centres without reimbursement. In addition, if amazon determines that a seller’s account has been used to involve in illegal activity, settlements and payments may be withheld or lost. The sale of illegal or unsafe products on amazon can also lead to legal action, including civil and criminal consequences.

Hazardous Materials:

Some products are banned for obvious reasons like endangered animals, explosive devices, or human remains. It is your responsibility to know whether the products you are shipping are regulated as hazardous materials. Hazardous materials that are shipped to Amazon fulfilment centres may be subject to disposal without reimbursement, even if they have not been previously identified by Amazon as hazardous materials.

Amazon Trust:

Customers trust that they can always buy with confidence on Amazon. Products offered for sale on Amazon must comply with all laws and regulations and with Amazon’s policies. The sale of illegal, unsafe, or other restricted products listed on these pages, including products available only by prescription, is strictly prohibited.

Restricted products:

  1. Alcohol
  2. Animals & Animal-Related Products
  3. Art – Fine Art
  4. Art – Home Decor
  5. Automotive and Powersports
  6. Composite Wood Products
  7. Cosmetics & Skin/Hair Care
  8. Currency, Coins, Cash Equivalents, and Gift Cards
  9. Dietary Supplements
  10. Drugs & drug paraphernalia
  11. Electronics
  12. Explosives, Weapons, and Related Items
  13. Export Controls
  14. Food & Beverage
  15. Gambling & Lottery
  16. Hazardous and Dangerous Items
  17. Human Parts & Burial Artifacts
  18. Jewellery & Precious Gems
  19. Laser products
  20. Lighting
  21. Lock Picking & Theft Devices
  22. Medical devices and accessories
  23. Offensive and Controversial Materials
  24. Pesticides and Pesticide Devices
  25. Plant and Seed Products
  26. Postage meters and stamps
  27. Recalled Products
  28. Recycling electronics
  29. Subscriptions and Periodicals
  30. Surveillance Equipment
  31. Tobacco & Tobacco-Related Products
  32. Warranties, Service Plans, Contracts, and Guarantees
  33. Other Restricted Products
  34. Refrigerants: Ozone-Depleting Substances and Substitutes
  35. Upholstered Furniture, Bedding, & Other Quilted Products
  36. CPAP Cleaning and Disinfecting Devices


Here is the link below for detail on above-restricted items. Have a look on it https://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/help/help.html?itemID=200164330


Raja Hamza Rasheed

Raja Hamza Rasheed
CEO @ eCom Managers
Show Host @ eCom Stories With Raja
Amazon Expert and Author

Raja is an Extremely Dynamic Marketer & Consumer Behavior Analyst. He holds a Degree of Consumer Behavior & Marketing from the University of Punjab Pakistan. Along With His Own Amazon Selling Business, he is Also a Consultant & Trainer to the Many Amazon Sellers & Brands. In his Career, Raja Worked in Multiple Organization at Managerial & Leadership Roles. He Helps More Than 140 Amazon Sellers Through His Result Driven Strategies and Tactics.

His Main Area of Expertise Includes Product Hunting, Launching, Ranking, Branding, Marketing, Advertising & Merchandising. Raja Have working Experience on Almost all the Amazon Market Places But Mainly Includes USA, UK, Canada, Germany and India

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