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This article applies to selling in: Germany


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

Examples of permitted listings

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

  • Alcoholic beverages like beer and wine, sold only to people aged 16 or more
  • Certain hard liquors, sold only to people aged 18 or more
  • Chocolates containing liquor if it is less than 1 % alcohol
  • Chocolates containing liquor if it is more than 1 % alcohol, sold only to people aged 18 or more
  • Beer and wine-making kits
  • Alcohol-related accessories and products, including corkscrews, decanters and containers
  • Alcohol-related memorabilia and collectibles that do not contain alcohol

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Sweet alcoholic beverages as per § 1 section 2 and 3 of Germany's "Alkopopsteuergesetzes" (so-called "Alkopops")
  • Other sweet and liquor-containing beverages that downplay the risks of alcohol consumption towards youngsters
  • Stills or other devices suitable for the production or cleaning of alcohol, such as in particular distillation systems
  • Distillation/purifying equipment, even if not intended for the production and purification of alcohol by distillation (e.g. for aroma oil production, water distillation), with a capacity of more than two liters

Related Amazon Help pages

  • Categories requiring approval
  • Restricted products: Food & Beverage

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