List of Prohibited Content (Philippines)

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. Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco
    1. Alcohol
    2. Tobacco products and other smokeable products
    3. Drugs and drug paraphernalia, such as pipes and bongs

Allowed: Vape, Vape Juice/E-Liquid

  1. 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
  2. Animals, Humans or Human Remains
    1. Live animals and insects
    2. Items made from endangered/exotic animals
    3. Human beings, human remains and body parts
    4. Animal parts
  3. Counterfeit & Replica Items
    1. Counterfeit items
    2. Items that infringe copyright laws including, but not limited to, unauthorized sales of eBooks
    3. Pirated products and piracy services
    4. Storage devices with media products and other copyrighted items
    5. Digital licenses and product keys (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe software)
    6. Listings offering products that are likely to confuse other community members about the source or affiliation of the item
  4. Weapons
    1. Firearms, Imitation Firearms, Ammunition and Explosives
    2. Air guns
    3. Fireworks and firecrackers
    4. Burglary Tools (e.g. slim jim, lock pick, master key/skeleton key)
  5. Illegal Items or Encouraging Illegal Activity
    1. Stolen or illegal goods
    2. Items or listings that promote, support or seek to engage users in illegal activity
    3. Illegally produced media products (e.g. DVD, CD, movies, games, mp3's, eBooks, e-magazines, etc.)
    4. Signal jammer
    5. Unauthorized/Illegal unlimited internet and/or cable services
    6. Database leads
    7. Fixers and falsified documents for Government bodies assistance
    8. License for rent
    9. Use of bank statements, bank accounts for “show money”
    10. Adoption of human and pets
    11. Vehicles and Properties without legal documents/papers
    12. Illegal Manpower recruitment
    13. Job listings that do not comply with the Government applicable laws, regulations, guidelines or policies
    14. Bit-coin & virtual currency-related items
    15. Activities that involve Government license or authorization
    16. Gambling
    17. Surety Bond
    18. Lending / Loan / Financing services and products
    19. Pawning services/Cash offerings in exchange
    20. Distributorship with public notice, incomplete documents and no license to operate
    21. Entities that are not SEC-registered as corporation or partnership and are not authorized to solicit investments from the public, not having secured prior registration and/or license to solicit investments.
    22. Recruitment of investor members/investment solicitation or sale of Securities.
    23. FOREX, Foreign Exchange Trading, and Commodities Futures
    24. The offering or sale of Securities to the public without a permit or license from the SEC (Securities Exchange Commission)
  6. Medical & Healthcare Items
    1. Health supplements
    2. Whitening or slimming pills
    3. Prescription drugs and medicines
    4. Medicine, medicinal instruments and items with objectionable medical claims
    5. Injectable health or cosmetic substances
    6. Contraceptive products
    7. Abortifacient drugs or any form of Steroidal drugs
    8. Prescription drugs or any drugs containing substances prohibited and controlled by the FDA
    9. Love Potions "Gayuma", and other non-scientifically proven concoctions (e.g. menstruation-inducing products, sex drives, etc.)
    10. Contact lenses
    11. DIY braces
    12. Non-ingestible products, such as creams and lotions, for weight loss or weight management 
  7. Consumables of the following
    1. Food containing prohibited substances
    2. Food containing substances in excess of permitted proportions
    3. Food unfit for human consumption e.g. food items that have exceeded their expiry dates
    4. Opened or consumed food
  8. Religious products of the following supernatural claims
    1. Containing animal or human remains 
    2. Products or services promoting supernatural claims and/or acts of the following nature:
      1. Ability to manipulate or gain control over someone else
      2. Betting and gambling
      3. Foresight abilities (i.e. Sense and avoid danger)
      4. Fortune telling or prediction or geomancy
      5. Harm against others
      6. Sexual attraction
  9. 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
  10. Others
    1. Recalled items
    2. Moneylender services
    3. Listings promoting Multi-Level-Marketing programs, Get-Rich-Quick schemes, pyramid selling schemes, gambling and Commission-only schemes
    4. All types of current money/currency
    5. Digital subscriptions and accounts for streaming services, including, but not limited to cable TV, Netflix, Spotify, Hulu etc.
    6. Commemorative plates production/Government-issued plates
  11. Political or seditious content
  12. Health, Beauty and Aesthetic services
    1. Bust enlargement, development, toning, lifting, firming, enhancement
    2. Body modification such as Nose lift
    3. Procedures such as injecting whitening substances




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