Restricted and Prohibited Goods


Before you shop online, Fehtch encourages its members to familiarise themselves with goods that are restricted nationally and internationally. Due to exporting country regulations and carrier restrictions, international shoppers are not able to export certain items. Before you buy items in any country, be sure to check the “Do Not Ship” below.


Restricted and Prohibited Goods List

●      Prescription medications, including dental & veterinary

●      Prescription medical devices

●      Medical devices not FDA-approved

●      Prohormones, Human Growth Hormones, stem cell treatments, steroids or synthetic versions

●      The following items that are not labeled in English, or without FDA-approved labeling requirements:

○      Non-prescription medications

○      Dietary supplements

○      Cosmetics

○      Food

●      Any food, supplement, drug or cosmetic that has been issued a Consumer Safety Advisory Warning

●      Perishable products of any kind

●      Lab reagents, biologics, cultures, medical specimens

●      Poisonous substances

●      Toxic substances, including inhalation hazards

●      Infectious substances

●      Explosives, fireworks, gun powder, flares or matches

●      Gasoline, diesel or other fuels

●      Lighters containing fuel

●      Meals Ready to Eat (MRE)

●      Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides

●      Radioactive elements or products

●      Self-balancing boards (hoverboards)


●      Oxidizing agents

●      Fire extinguishers

●      Firearms, guns & accessories, including replicas

●      BB/pellet/airsoft/paintball guns, parts and projectiles

●      Ammunition, magazines & bayonets

●      Stun guns & tasers

●      Tear gas, mace & pepper spray

●      Gas masks & gas mask filters

●      Law enforcement striking weapons, including saps, batons & billy clubs

●      Handcuffs of any material, including plastic zip tie restraints & straitjackets

●      Body armor, helmets or personal protection articles with kevlar or ballistic ratings

●      Military/tactical/police shields

●      Government, police or military uniforms, IDs and Badges (real or replica)

●      Military training equipment

●      Military and/or dual-use flight helmets and flight jumpsuits

●      Military and law enforcement equipment

●      Thermal imaging, InfraRed or other night vision devices

●      Rifle scopes, laser pointing & aiming devices for firearms

●      Defense articles controlled under the US Munitions List as defined under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations

●      Self-propelled vehicles


●      Damaged batteries

●      Any dual-use or commercial article controlled under the Commerce Control List (CCL) as defined under the Export Administration Regulations, where the control status requires a Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) approved export license

●      Counterfeit products

●      Contraband or illegal substances

●      Lottery tickets

●      Gambling devices & accessories

●      Lock picking devices

●      Rough diamonds

●      Live or dead animals or insects

●      Human remains

●      Coral

●      Brazilian rosewood

●      Skin or leather of snakes, alligators, crocodiles, stingrays, and other reptiles or amphibians

●      Skin, fur or leather of wolves, bears, elephants, rhinos and certain deer and foxes

●      Sturgeon or Beluga caviar

●      Agricultural products, including certain seeds, live or dead plants, unfinished or untreated wood & soil

●      Items containing animal products controlled under the Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, or requiring a permit under CITES

●      Any unidentifiable material, substance or chemical



More Notes to Our Members


The information outlined in the table is only a guide and should be read in conjunction with consulting with the export regulations of the United States or exporting country and the import regulations into the destination country.


Our members are reminded that as they will be the importer of record into the destination country, they are ultimately responsible for ensuring that any and all items exported or shipped using Fehtch are in compliance with all laws and regulations of the United States or exporting country and the destination country.