Depop, a popular platform for reselling used clothing and accessories, maintains strict rules and regulations to ensure a safe and trustworthy environment for its users. Here’s a comprehensive list of items restricted or prohibited for sale on Depop:

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
  22. 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. Second-hand clothing items 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

Depop strictly prohibits the sale of anything other than clothing and clothing accessories, including bags, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, hair bands, and hair clips. These items can be either used by the seller or exclusively handcrafted and designed. Any illegal or prohibited items found on the platform will result in immediate legal action and removal from listings.

By adhering to these guidelines, Depop ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for its community of buyers and sellers.

By Zarus Watson

Zarus Watson is an experienced e-commerce professional with a deep understanding of online marketplaces and consumer behavior. With a specialization in Facebook Marketplace, Zarus has spent years studying the platform's dynamics and providing valuable insights to users. His expertise lies in identifying and navigating potential risks, such as fake buyers, to help individuals make safe and successful transactions. As an advocate for online safety, Zarus has written extensively on topics related to e-commerce fraud, scam prevention, and best practices for engaging in secure online transactions. His articles provide practical tips, guidance, and actionable advice to empower users in making informed decisions on platforms like Facebook Marketplace. Zarus's passion for educating others on online marketplace safety stems from his belief in creating a secure and trustworthy environment for buyers and sellers. Through his writing, he aims to raise awareness about the potential risks and equip users with the knowledge needed to protect themselves from fraudulent activities.