Items Prohibited Items & Posts

There are a few items that can't be sold or traded on Karrot.


  • Knockoffs and imitation goods (items that infringe on trademark rights, copyright and other intellectual property rights);
  • Alcohol, tobacco, e-cigarettes, firearms or firearms replicas, fireworks (any age-restricted products);
  • Pets (including free adoptions and tropical fish);
  • Prescription or non-prescription medications, medical products, medical devices, and narcotics (harmful drugs, harmful chemicals, etc.)
  • Recruitment of illegal pseudo-medical practices, such as semi-permanent makeup and eyelash extensions, by unlicensed or unqualified persons;
  • Food products, uncertified health supplements;
  • Expired products;
  • Handmade products which are sold repeatedly or in large quantities;
  • Products sold in large quantities or offering of the same product in different variations (e.g. size or color or personalization);
  • Cosmetics samples;
  • Adult, mature or erotic content, including entertainment or toys (including but not limited to any materials deemed to be harmful to minors);
  • Cameras with clandestine filming features or other mechanical devices with similar functions (for example filming without consent, etc.);
  • Any goods of a sexual nature;
  • Personal information (including gaming accounts);
  • Conditional giveaways not preapproved by us;
  • Blood donor cards;
  • Human tissue or body parts (including but not limited to sperm and eggs or other fertility products);
  • Rented products;
  • Invitations (these are only allowed if they are giveaways and preapproved by us);
  • Military equipment, weapons of any description including knives or other blades (including kitchen or gardening knives), explosives, sprayers, stun-guns, spear guns and crossbows;
  • any electrical products that do not come with a safety certification or any factory-manufactured goods;
  • Virtual currencies, e-books, unlocked electronic devices or software that allows unlocking and any other digital goods;
  • products purchased abroad for sale in the UK, or selling them without obtaining undergoing the conformity assessment (qualification) for electronic devices;
  • Personal services or labour of any kind;
  • Tickets (including pre-bought rail, bus or air tickets), tickets or memberships to events, concerts, or performances, whether live or otherwise;
  • Items that have been purchased from wholesale distributors and are marked, in any form, not for individual distribution;
  • Votes or entitlement to vote on any matter whether in a personal, political or business capacity;
  • Any other goods or services that violate the Law;
  • Any promotion/advertisement that does not go through Karrot Advertising.
  • We prohibit the sale of unlawful and harmful products of which are forbidden under any applicable laws and regulations currently in effect in the UK. The items listed above cannot be listed for sale or sold through any Karrot service in the UK. Please keep in mind that violation of the Laws could subject individuals to criminal sanctions.