This article applies to selling in: Australia

Animals & Animal Products

Remember: You must comply with all applicable laws when selling products on Amazon. You must also comply with all laws applicable to the jurisdiction into which your products are sold.

Examples of Permitted Listings

  • Products made to resemble prohibited animal parts or products, but which are not made from those animals, if the listing includes a clear title and description that the item is not "genuine"; for example, "faux" tortoise shell is permitted if the listing states the item is fake or artificial.
  • Animal parts or products that are not otherwise restricted.

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Animal faeces
  • Most live creatures, such as: pets, livestock, or marine mammals
  • Illegal wildlife products
  • Insects or other creatures designated as "plant pests"
  • Parts or products, including fur and feathers, from endangered or threatened species, such as:
    • Cheetah
    • Jaguar
    • Leopard
    • Mountain zebra and Hartmann mountain zebra
    • Sable antelope
    • Tiger
    • Polar bear
    • Ocelot
    • Wolf
    • Indian python
    • Crocodile
    • Alligator
    • Sea turtle
    • Colobus monkey
    • Vicuna
    • Spanish lynx
    • Elephant
    • Pangolin
    • Sea otter
  • Parts or products from bear or mountain lion; such as:
    • Bear bile
  • Parts or products from cat or dog
  • Products made from the skin of seals
  • Products containing ivory from animals
  • Vaccines (including human and animal vaccines), such as:
    • Rabies
    • West Nile Virus
    • Distemper
    • Puppy CPV
    • Lyme Disease
  • Products that contain parts or ingredients derived from sharks, whales, dolphins, or porpoises (with the exception of teeth, which are permitted), such as:
    • Joint pain supplements containing shark cartilage
    • Shark fin products
    • Shark liver oil
    • Whale meat
  • Products that are restricted under CITES
  • Glue traps for vertebrates
  • Electric or shock pet collars
  • Pronged or spiked pet collars
  • Opera-house fishing and yabby nets
  • Pet medicines, including flea and tick control products, that are unregistered or otherwise unapproved for sale in Australia by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)

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