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Weapons

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 Permitted Listings

Reminder: all listings and products must comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

  • BB or bullets for softair guns
  • Blowguns, harpoons; sold only to people aged 18 or more (the option "Fulfillment by Amazon" is prohibited)
  • Bows/Hunting Bows
  • Knives if classified as weapons, throwing knives; sold only to people aged 18 or more (the option "Fulfillment by Amazon" is prohibited)
  • Bulletproof vests
  • Softair guns with a kinetic energy of less than 0.5 joules which are not considered to be weapons

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Explosives
  • Prohibited explosive precursors
  • Grenades
  • Certain guns/firearms and equivalent objects such as
    • Fireweapons which include:
      • Gunparts or accessories which assist the use of the gun (e. g. silencers, target spotlights)
      • Gunparts incl. triggers
      • Gun kits
    • Spring-operated weapons, compressed air weapons and weapons, which use cold propellants (e. g. CO2) to expel the projectile with a kinetic energy of more than 0.5 joule
    • Weapons of war according to the German War Weapons Control Act ("Kriegswaffenkontrollgesetz"), antique guns and weapons which models are based on designs that were developed before the 1st January 1871
    • Signaling guns to fire pyrotechnic ammunition (incl. starting pistols) and the ammunition
    • Precision slingshots or slingshots with a wrist-brace or similar device to achieve a maximum of kinetic energy
    • Crossbows (except toy crossbows; toy crossbows are crossbows that have an elastic tip (e. g. rubber suction cups) where the maximum kinetic energy of the projectiles' tips does not exceed 0.16 J/cm2)
    • Automatic guns
  • Portable objects, such as
    • Steel rods
    • Clubs ("Totschläger")
    • Brass knuckles
    • Knuckledusters
    • Throwing stars
    • Tasers
    • Nun-chakus
    • Batons
    • Certain knives such as
      • Fist knives
      • Gravity knives
      • Butterfly knives (incl. Butterfly training knives which are advertised as toys)
      • Spring knives/flick knives, regardless of their blade length
    • Tear gas
    • Guns and cutting or thrust weapons shaped so that they can pass for another object or can be disguised as everyday items such as griffin-grips, sword canes, stick guns, ball pen guns
    • Products defined as prohibited weapons according to a notice of assessment of the federal criminal police (“BKA”) or based on the German Weapons Act
    • Any molding forms/kits for prohibited weapons (such as brass knuckles, fist knives/push daggers etc.)
    • Munition for guns, especially
      • Fixed ammunition
      • Shell ammunition
      • Ammunition with no shell
      • Pyrotechnic ammunition (including pyrotechnic cartridges, non-cartridge pyrotechnic ammunition, pyrotechnic ammunition to which the propulsion device is secured
    • Projectiles for firearms
    • Pistol magazines if the magazine has a capacity of more than 20 bullets
    • Rifle magazines if the magazine has a capacity of more than 10 bullets

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