A Humanitarian Initiative


List of Banned/Restricted Products (Indicative list not exhaustive)

1. Adult products and pornographic/obscene materials/products (including child pornography) in any form (print, audio/video, MMS, images, photographs, etc.).

2. Alcohol, which includes alcohol or alcoholic beverages such as beer, liquor, wine, champagne, etc.

3. Tobacco and cigarettes which includes cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and related products.

4. Animals, whether live or dead including its parts, skin, organs and products; human remains or skeleton.

5. Endangered species of animals and plants, whether alive or dead.

6. Any article/material/service which cannot be exhibited, advertised, made available, offered for sale at e-commerce platforms/technology due to restrictions/conditions for sale of those articles/material/services, unless the requisite conditions are met pursuant to applicable laws.

7. Any item/material which may assist in performance of any illegal or unlawful activity.

8. Counterfeit & illegal goods and goods/materials infringing any intellectual property rights; stolen goods/properties; unauthorized copies of intellectual property; grey market product.

9. Currency, negotiable instruments, etc.; financial services; stocks & securities; invoices (including blank, pre-filled, or value-added invoices or receipts).

10. Fire Arms, parts thereof and ammunitions, weapons, knives, sharp edged and other deadly weapons, and parts of, and machinery for manufacturing, arms, but does not include articles designed solely for domestic or agricultural uses such as a lathi or an ordinary walking stick and weapons incapable of being used otherwise than as toys or of being converted into serviceable weapons.

11. Hazardous materials including but not limited to acid, fireworks, explosives, flammable adhesives, poison, hazardous chemical, oil-based paint and thinners (flammable liquids), industrial solvents, insecticides & pesticides, machinery (containing fuel), fuel for camp stoves/lanterns/heating elements, infectious substances etc.

12. Liquefied petroleum gas cylinder.

13. Maps and literature where Indian external boundaries have been shown incorrectly.

14. Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

15. Government related items/equipment’s (like wireless with frequency used by Police, uniforms of Government officials including but not limited to Police/ Army, etc.).


16. Bulk marketing tools which include email lists, software, or other products enabling unsolicited email messages (spam).

17. Cable descramblers and black boxes which includes devices intended to obtain cable and satellite signals for free.

18. Products labeled as "tester," "not for retail sale," or "not intended for resale".

19. Hacking and cracking materials which includes manuals, how-to guides, information, or equipment enabling illegal access to software, servers, websites, or other protected property.

20. Gaming/gambling which includes lottery tickets, sports bets, memberships/enrolment in online gambling sites, and related content.

21. Prescription medicines and drugs.

22. Racially/ethnically/religiously offensive materials.

23. Radioactive materials.

24. Sex determination kit.

25. Veterinary Drugs for animals.

26. Passports & other government issued personal documents.

27. Any product or service which is not in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations whether federal, state, local or international, including the laws of India.

28. Any other good/item/article/material/service deemed unfit for listing by Delper Ecom Private Limited