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Prohibited Products List

The following products are prohibited to be listed on Backstores.ae:

  • Alcohol: Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on Backstores.ae, including liquor licenses.
  • Animals and Animal Products: No living creature of any kind allowed to be sold or listed for sale on Backstores.ae; such as household pets, farm animals, wildlife, reptiles, and insects. This also applies to animal organs.
  • Art: Unauthorized copies or reproductions of artwork that violates any copyrights and trademarks.
  • Currency Exchange, Counterfeit Money, Trading Money, and Cash Equivalents: including currency currently in use, counterfeit coins and paper money (such as bank notes, bonds, and money orders), stocks and securities.
  • Equipment designed to create money or counterfeit items is prohibited.
  • Digital Downloads: Backstores.ae prohibits the listing of products that are made available by digital download, including “codes” that can be used to access content on other websites and platforms.
  • Drugs
  • Electronics: including electronic products intended to affect or manipulate traffic signals; products designed to intentionally block or interfere with licensed or authorized radio communications; products that gain access to cable or satellite television without permission (example: Dream Box); radar detectors; Large, heavy electronic products such as dish washers, laundry washing and drying machines, stoves, refrigerators, freezers etc.; phone unlocking devices; and spying tools (such as USB pens with cameras and spy cameras of any kind).
  • Food and Beverages: Alcohol, prohibited animal products, and expired products are not allowed to be listed nor sold on Backstores.ae
  • Gambling and Lottery: including lottery tickets, coin operated slot machines, and slot machines that can be converted to use coins, credit cards, and cash.
  • Hazardous Chemicals and Dangerous Products: including products containing Bisphenol A (BPA); products containing Carbon Tetrachloride; explosives; books with information on how to make explosive devices; products containing red phosphorous; products containing thermite; used oil; products and batteries containing mercury; and products contaminated by radiation.
  • Media: Unauthorized copies or reproductions of media that violate any copyright or trademark.
  • Medical Devices and Accessories
  • Monuments: stolen monuments nor any monument over 200 years old is prohibited to be sold on Backstores.ae.
  • Pornography: Pornographic or XXX rated movies of any kind as well as pornographic magazines of any kind are not allowed to be listed nor sold on Backstores.ae.
  • Offensive Products: Products that promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial slurs, sexual or religious intolerance are prohibited as well as promoting any organization with such views
  • Examples of prohibited offensive products:
    – Crime Scene photographs
    – Morgue or Autopsy photographs
    – Human Body Parts
    – Images and Video
  • Postage Meters & Stamps: including listings for sale or lease of postage meters, counterfeit stamps and equipment designed to create counterfeit stamps.
  • Sexual Wellness: including products that portray nudity in a gratuitous or graphic manner, sexual health products, sexual aid devices, adult-only novelty items.
  • Software: Unauthorized copies or reproductions of software that violate any copyright or trademark. cell Phone unlocking software and software to jailbreak iPhone phones.
  • Surveillance Equipment: including devices that are primarily useful for the purpose of the surreptitious interception of wire, oral or electronic communications, devices used for hacking, descrambling or otherwise obtaining unauthorized access to wire, electronic or other types of communication and devices designed to facilitate the surreptitious viewing or recording of individuals for sexual purposes.
  • Tobacco & Tobacco-related Products: including tobacco or any products that contains tobacco, electronic cigarettes and related products, nicotine inhalers or nasal sprays..
  • Weapons: including guns, ammunition (such as pepper sprays), gun parts and accessories, knives, explosives (such as fireworks, flares and grenades) and electric shocks.
  • Other: including:
    – Products that are specifically manufactured not for distribution within the country cannot be sold on Backstores.ae.
    – Products that infringe upon an individual’s privacy, such as the sale of marketing lists and personal information and login details.
    – Listings that redirect any customer from the Backstores.ae site into any other sales channel.
    – Government documents, identification, birth certificates, passports and licenses.
    – Vouchers: including Wild Wadi Vouchers, Entertainer Vouchers, F1 Tickets (allowed only if seller sells it at face value), Private Auction without proper description, Voucher without picture, Facebook Poker Chips. (in UAE)
    – Domain names
    – Products intended to be used to produce an illegal product or undertake an illegal activity
    – Mobile numbers registered on Backstores.ae
    – Products with Proselytizing Content
    – Replica Products (perfumes, bags, shoes, clothing… etc.)
    – Keyword Spamming
    – Used cellular phone SIM cards
    – Replica Products & Singapore Perfumes
    – E-books without resale rights