What Is Not For Sale on eBay

In: News

31 Jan 2009

Of course, you can’t sell just anything on eBaythere are some items that eBay prohibits you from selling. This list of what you can’t buy or sell on eBay makes a lot of sense; most of these items are illegal, are controversial, or could e xpose eBay to various legal actions.

eBay’s list of prohibited items includes the following:

– Alcohol
– Animals (except for tropical fish and snails) and wildlife products
– Catalog sales
– Counterfeit CDs, videos, computer software, or other items that infringe on someone else’s copyright or trademark
– Counterfeit currency and stamps
– Credit cards
– Drugs and drug paraphernalia
– Embargoed goods and goods from prohibited countries
– Firearms and ammunition
– Fireworks
– Government IDs and licenses
– Human body parts and remains
– Lock-picking devices
– Lottery tickets
– Mailing lists and personal information
– Multi-level marketing, pyramid, and matrix programs
– Postage meters
– Prescription drugs and devices
– Recalled items
– Satellite and cable TV descramblers
– Stocks and other securities
– Stolen property
– Surveillance equipment
– Tobacco
– Weapons and knives

Other items, such as artifacts and adult items, fall into the questionable category. If you’re in doubt about a particular item, check out eBay’s Questionable Items page at pages.ebay.com/help/sell/questions/prohibited-items.html.

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