Depop is one of the best and simple applications for reselling used clothes and accessories. With user-friendly features and high popularity, come strict rules and regulations. To keep the website fraud-free and scam-free, Depop has set some rules on restriction illegal items from selling.

Restricted Item List

  1. Adult-only material and nudity
  2. Advertisements
  3. Alcohol
  4. Animals and wildlife products
  5. Counterfeit currency and stamps
  6. Counterfeit items, replicas, and unauthorized copies
  7. Credit cards or bank and personal details.
  8. Data banks, mailing lists, and personal information
  9. Drugs and drug paraphernalia
  10. Drop-shipping from brands.
  11. Food and edible items
  12. Firearms, weapons, and military items
  13. Fireworks and kit for their implementation.
  14. Goods from embargoed countries.
  15. Government, transit, and shipping-related items, government documents, IDs, and licenses
  16. Graphic and violent imagery
  17. Hate speech and discriminatory content
  18. Hazardous materials such as fire extinguishers, radioactive materials, flammable gases, combustible items, pesticides and poisons, and toxic substances.
  19. Human remains, human organs, and body parts
  20. Lock-picking and locksmithing devices
  21. Lotteries, giveaways, and mystery boxes or mystery items, where a seller offers an item or number of items for sale for a set price, without specifying the items that the buyer will receive.
  22. All medical devices (prescription and over-the-counter medical devices), including contact lenses and used or unused diagnostic tests.
  23. Perfumes and cosmetics
  24. Plants and seeds
  25. Products that are subject to safety regulations.
  26. Real estate
  27. Recalled items that are recalled by a manufacturer or another government agency.
  28. A second-hand clothing item that is not disclosed to be second-hand or used.
  29. Services
  30. Software
  31. State or public agencies ownerships, artistic, historical, and archaeological properties
  32. Stocks and other securities
  33. Stolen property and property with removed serial numbers.
  34. Technology and electronics
  35. Tickets
  36. Tobacco
  37. TV de-scramblers
  38. Vouchers, gift cards, digital and non-material goods.

Basically, Depop does not allow anything other than clothing and clothing accessories such as bags, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, hair bands, and hair clips to sell on its platform. These items can either be used before by the seller or exclusively handcrafted and designed by the seller. If Depop finds out about any illegal or above-mentioned item on its platform, it’ll immediately take legal action and remove the item from the listing.

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