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Animals & Animal Products

Important: If you supply products for sale on Amazon, you must comply with all federal, provincial, and local laws and Amazon policies applicable to those products and product listings.

Examples of Permitted Listings

  • Gardening tools (e.g. rakes, hoes, etc.)
  • Seeds and other plant materials
  • Lawn mowers
  • Leaf blowers
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Live fish, shellfish, and crustaceans
  • Life plants, insects, and worms used for agricultural purposes, bait, or pets
  • Most herbicides and pesticides
  • Pet toys
  • Products made to resemble prohibited animal parts or products, but which are not made from those animals, if the listing includes a clear title and description that the item is not "genuine." For example, "faux" tortoise shell is permitted if the listing states the item is fake or artificial.

  • Animal and plant parts or products that are not otherwise restricted

Examples of Prohibited Listings

  • Most live creatures, such as: pets, livestock, or marine mammals
  • Illegal wildlife products
  • Insects or other creatures designated as "pests" under the Canadian Plant Protection Actor other applicable law
  • Bodies, parts or products, including fur and feathers, from federally endangered or threatened species, including such species listed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), such as:
    • Cheetahs
    • Jaguars
    • Leopards
    • Mountain zebras and Hartmann mountain zebras
    • Sable antelopes
    • Tigers
  • Bear bodies and parts or products from bear bodies
  • Mountain lion bodies and parts or products from mountain lion bodies
  • Cat or dog bodies and parts or products from cat or dog bodies
  • Shark, whale, or dolphin bodies and parts or products from shark, whale, or dolphin bodies
  • Products prohibited for sale under the Migratory Birds Convention Act
  • Products containing ivory from animals

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Updated 05/05/2021
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