The below is guidance only. Amazon reserves the right to remove any listing it considers inappropriate for sale for any reason.
Examples of Prohibited Listings
Internet domain names
Real estate property
Mystery boxes or similar products containing items that are not clearly described or depicted on the detail page
Service contracts or offers
Human body parts and bodily fluids, except for wigs made of human hair
Products made available by digital download: Amazon prohibits the listing of products that are made available by digital download, including "codes" that can be used to access content on other websites. Only the sale of software with a “Product Keycard” is permitted, which is also sold by Amazon directly.
Biocidal products that lack appropriate authorization (or a valid exception) or biocidal product listings that are not compliant with advertising requirements. You should seek advice from appropriate government authorities before importing or selling biocidal products.
Illegal and noxious plants, plant material and seeds. Certain types of plants, seeds and other plant material are prohibited or regulated to ensure they are safe for pets, humans and the environment. You should seek advice from appropriate government authorities before (a) exporting, importing, receiving or transporting such agricultural or plant material, and (b) selling seeds, as marketing regulations apply and licensing may be required. The appropriate authority is the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in Germany.
Mixtures and substances that do not comply with CLP regulations on classification, packaging (including special packaging rules like child-resistant fastenings and tactile warnings), or labelling.
Confederate flag merchandise
"Washington Redskins" merchandise
Specific single-use or disposable plastic products, including those made of biodegradable plastic, such as:
Cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks);
Straws (except if they are medical devices);
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;
Beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, including their caps and lids;
Cups for beverages made of expanded polystyrene, including their covers and lids.
Cotton bud sticks (except if they are medical devices)
Products made from oxo-degradable and oxo-biodegradable plastic, including their primary packaging
Fireworks of categories F2, F3 or F4
Products promoting illegal use. Sellers must not promote illegal or prohibited uses of their products on Amazon
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
Products that include large quantities of magnetic balls or cubes, such as:
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.