This article applies to selling in: United Arab Emirates

FBA prohibited products

Substances regulated by Federal Law No. 14 of 1995 on the Countermeasures against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

It is your responsibility to know whether or not the products you are shipping are regulated as hazardous materials. Hazardous materials that are shipped to Amazon fulfillment centers may be subject to disposal without reimbursement, even if they have not been previously identified by Amazon as hazardous materials.

Important: Failure to comply with FBA product preparation requirements, safety requirements, and product restrictions may result in the refusal, disposal, or return of inventory, the blocking of future shipments, or an additional charge for additional preparation or non-compliance.

Sellers participating in FBA must not only comply with the Amazon Restricted Products policy but also comply with FBA-specific product restrictions. The following products are prohibited from FBA:

  • "Is greater than 150 cm in length, weighs more than 30 kg or has a girth of more than 3 metres: girth = (2 x height) + (2 x width) + length"
  • Any product that cannot be lawfully sold and distributed in the United Arab Emirates
  • Alcoholic beverages (including non-alcoholic beer)
  • Vehicle tires
  • Gift cards, gift certificates, and other stored value instruments
  • Products with unauthorized marketing materials (such as pamphlets, price-tags, or other non-Amazon stickers)
    Note: Amazon will not accept pre-priced labels or products.
  • Products that require prep that have not been prepped according to FBA Packaging and Preparatory Requirements
  • Loose packaged batteries
  • Damaged or defective units
    Note: Used-condition products may have damage as long as the product is labeled with the appropriate condition.
  • Products with labels that were not properly registered with Amazon before shipment or that do not match the product that was registered
  • Products that do not comply with any agreement between Amazon and the seller
  • Products that have been illegally replicated, reproduced, or manufactured
  • Products that Amazon otherwise determines are unsuitable
Note: We reserve the rights to destroy and to deny removal requests for any inventory identified as counterfeit.

To learn more about policies and requirements regarding product Amazon and FBA requirements and restrictions, see:

Prohibited products: FBA AE Export

In addition to above, the following products are excluded from FBA Export for AE:

  1. Medicines, vitamins, food and dietary supplements, herbal supplements, regardless of whether they require a prescription
  2. Weed or pest control products
  3. Seeds, plants, or plant derivatives
  4. Fireworks or other pyrotechnics
  5. Medical implants or parts of the human body, except for human hair
  6. Products of public domain, including cultural heritage and archaeological findings (minerals, treasure, fossils.)
  7. Products which are subject to age ratings in any country to which Amazon enables your products to be shipped and that do not display the necessary age rating
  8. Products not otherwise excluded that require age verification in any country to which Amazon enables your products to be shipped, unless and as long as Amazon provides an age verification process in each such country
  9. Products that irreparably harm the honor/dignity of another person, are aimed at children and contain violent, pornographic, or other unlawful material, or are otherwise harmful to children
  10. Phones that can only work with one specific mobile services provider
  11. Products whose sale or distribution is restricted under the laws of any country to which Amazon enables your products to be shipped
  12. Products that cannot be lawfully possessed, sold, or distributed in each country to which Amazon enables your products to be shipped

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