List of Prohibited Content (Hong Kong)

There are certain items that are not allowed on Carousell at all. They may not necessarily be illegal, however, they do not fit our selling criteria, and aren't in the spirit of Carousell. These include:

  1. Drugs & Tobacco
    1. E-Vaporizers (E-Cigarettes) and related products
    2. Tobacco products and other smokeable products
    3. Drugs and drug paraphernalia
    4. Any related devices or products suitable for, intended to be used for taking, or injecting dangerous drugs or that violates any applicable law and/or regulation including but not limited to the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance
  2. Adult & Mature Content
    1. Pornography and adult material including, but not limited to, pornographic books, magazines, videos and pictures displaying nudity, child pornography or otherwise offensive images and materials
    2. Sex toys, sexual wellness and enhancement products
    3. Adult industry services and jobs, including sex and escort services
    4. Images or products unsuitable for underage users e.g. Nudity
  3. Animals & Animal Products
    1. Animals, animals parts, insects and endangered species
    2. Human beings, human remains, body parts and bodily fluids
    3. Any items that are or are made from or include any part of an animal that is subject to regulations or laws for the protection of live animals, including endangered species and domesticated animals
  4. Illegal or restricted firearms, weapons and related accessories
    1. Knives, Swords and Hand Weapons
    2. Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
    3. Scopes and Silencers
    4. Others (e.g. Tasers, imitation firearms, martial art related weapons, concealed weapons, knuckle dusters, biological, chemical and/or nuclear weapons)
    5. Any item that infringes or violates any applicable laws and regulations. For the avoidance of doubt, you shall obtain all authority, licences, permits and/or consents required and necessary
  5. Fireworks, explosives, or any hazardous material or restricted chemical
  6. Counterfeit & Replica Items
    1. Counterfeit items including but not limited to currency, stamps  and identification documents
    2. Items and services that infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights including, but not limited to, unauthorised sale of eBooks
  7. Medical & Healthcare Items
    1. Whitening or slimming pills
    2. Prescription drugs and medical devices
    3. Contact lenses and other optometry products
    4. Any drugs, poisons, antibiotics, pharmaceutical products that violates any applicable law and/or regulation including but not limited to the Undesirable Medical Advertisements Ordinance (Cap. 231), the Pharmacy and Poisons Regulations, the Antibiotics Ordinance, the Chinese medicine ordinance
  8. Items that are illegal, unlicensed and/or unauthorised or may encourage illegal activities
    1. Stolen or illegal goods (in part or in whole)
    2. Items or listings that promote, support or seek to engage users in illegal activities
    3. Unlicensed or Unauthorised Transport and Accommodation Services
    4. Unlicensed lottery tickets and tickets offering illegal payouts
    5. Any unauthorised or unlicensed decoder or device designed or intended for the transmission or transmission of radio waves
    6. Items or articles belonging to or relating to any triad society
  9. Others
    1. Pesticides
    2. Any listing or item that violates any applicable law and/or regulation or which Carousell determines is inappropriate for sale through the services provided by Carousell
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