List of Prohibited Content (Singapore)

There are certain items or services 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. Items that resemble smoking products or promote smoking
    4. Drugs and drug paraphernalia
  2. Adult & Mature Content
    1. Pornography and adult material including, but not limited to, pornographic books, magazines, pictures and videos
    2. Adult toys, sexual wellness and enhancement products
    3. Adult industry services and jobs, including escort services
    4. Nudity and sexually-oriented material
    5. Used undergarments and intimate items
  3. Animals & Animal Products
    1. Live animals and insects
    2. Items made from animals, including, but not limited to, endangered species and exotic animals
    3. Human beings, human remains and body parts
  4. Counterfeit & Replica Items
    1. Counterfeit items
    2. Items that infringe copyright laws including, but not limited to, unauthorized sales of eBooks
  5. Weapons
    1. Knives, Swords and Hand Weapons, unless used for non-lethal sports or dress-up purposes
    2. Firearms, Imitation Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives, unless determined to be toy weapons/ammunition or used for sporting purposes
    3. Others (e.g. Tasers)
  6. Illegal Items or Encouraging Illegal Activity
    1. Stolen or illegal goods
    2. Listings that promote, support or seek to engage users in illegal activity
  7. Medical & Healthcare Items
    1. Whitening or slimming pills
    2. Prescription drugs and medical devices
    3. Contact lenses and other optometry products
    4. Medicine, medicinal instruments and items with objectionable medical claims
    5. Injectable health or cosmetic substances
  8. Offensive Materials
    1. Content that promotes, supports or glorifies acts of violence
    2. Content that seeks to shame others and/or reveal personal information of others
    3. Content that promotes, supports or glorifies hatred and seeks to discriminate and/or demean on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, disability or sexual orientation
  9. Consumables of the following:
    1. Food containing prohibited substances
    2. Food containing substances in excess of permitted proportions
    3. Food unfit for human consumption
    4. Perishable food (e.g. Fruits and vegetables, dairy products, frozen meat)
  10. Controlled goods that are not affixed with the SAFETY mark
  11. Unlicensed medical and healthcare services
  12. Others
    1. Recalled items
    2. Supernatural items or services (e.g. Spells, curses, hexing, potions)
    3. Moneylending services and bank transfer services
    4. Listings promoting Multi-Level-Marketing programs, Get-Rich-Quick schemes, Pyramid selling schemes, Fast cash schemes, Commission-only schemes and Referral programs to re-post online advertisements
    5. Digital subscriptions and accounts for streaming services, including but not limited to cable TV, Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, etc
    6. Digital licenses and product keys (e.g. Microsoft office, Adobe software)
    7. Job listings that do not comply with the applicable laws, regulations, guidelines or policies and any notices issued by the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore including the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices and the Tripartite Guidelines on Non-Discriminatory Job Advertisements
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