Hazardous and Dangerous Items

Hazardous and Dangerous Items

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

Examples of permitted listings

If listing a permitted but hazardous item, sellers must ensure they are shipping the item in compliance with Department of Transportation requirements and applicable laws.

  • Batteries that do not contain mercury
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Portable fuel containers certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Products containing Bisphenol A (BPA)
  • Items containing Carbon Tetrachloride, such as:
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Refrigerants
    • Cleaning agents
  • Any chemical substance or compound that is intended for commercial, industrial, or professional use only and is not available for general consumer purchase
  • Explosives, such as:
    • Black powder
    • Caps for toy guns
    • Explosive fuses
    • Exploding rifle targets
    • Fireworks, such as:
      • Firecrackers
      • Firework kits
      • Aerial bombs
      • Bottle rockets
      • Party poppers
      • Roman candles
      • Smoke bombs
      • Snap caps
      • Sparklers
    • Flares, such as projectile and road flares
    • Flash paper
    • Gasoline
  • Bacteria cultures or other products containing E coli or Escherichia coli
  • Hydrofluoric acid
  • Inflatable Neck Floats for children
  • Information on how to make explosive devices, such as bombs
  • Kite strings that are intended for kite fighting
  • Military-style gas masks and their filters
  • Nitric acid
  • Products containing red phosphorous
  • Products containing thermite
  • Products containing tritium that do not comply with the regulations of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Used oil, such as cooking oil or motor oil
  • Water walking balls
  • Products contaminated by radiation
  • Liquid mercury and products containing mercury, such as:
    • Automotive switches, relays, and diostats
    • Batteries, with the exception of alkaline-manganese button cell batteries containing up to 25 mg of mercury
    • Manometers, sphygmomanometers, and other medical devices containing mercury
    • Mercury-added consumer novelty products such as toys, games, cards, jewelry, apparel, and footwear
    • Thermometers
    • Thermostats
    • Wheel weights
  • Products containing cyanide
  • Products that include large quantities of magnetic balls or cubes, such as:
    • Buckyballs
    • Buckycubes
    • Dynocube
    • Magnet Balls
    • Magnicube
    • Neocubes
    • Neocubix
    • Nanodots
  • Refrigerants in household appliances, such as Freon
  • Vehicle airbags and airbag covers
  • Toy crossbows that have the capability of shooting small, sharp projectiles (e.g., toothpicks, pins)