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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, silencers or parts for silencers for firearms disguised as fuel filters for cars or as similar products, 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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