Medical devices and accessories

Medical devices and accessories

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 for all sellers

  • Medical devices that are authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over-the-counter purchase that are not otherwise restricted and are appropriately described and labeled
  • Eyeglass frames
  • Tanning devices
  • Otoscopes
  • Ionized or ionic bracelets
  • Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs)

Examples of prohibited listings for all sellers

  • Products that have been altered to change the product's performance, safety specifications, or indications of use
  • Products that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined present an unreasonable risk of injury or illness, such as:
    • Ear candle
    • Zappers
  • Products for which a premarket notification is required but has not yet been filed
  • Products that have passed their expiration or "use by" dates
  • Products labeled as "tester," "not for retail sale," or "not intended for resale"
  • Certain medical devices regardless of FDA clearance or approval, such as:
    • Hearing aids (with the exception of hearing aid accessories, which are permitted)
  • Products that are marketed as unapproved or unregistered medical devices, such as:
    • Psoriasis lamps
  • Certain menstrual cups, such as:
    • Monzcare R-cup and LadyCup
    • Rainbow and iCare menstrual cups
  • Products that have been the subject of criminal enforcement, injunctions, seizures, or warning letters, such as:
    • Lelo LunaBeads and Tor II
    • WaxVac Ear Cleaners
  • Products that incorporate Class IIIB lasers (such as laser light show projectors) and Class IV lasers (for example, industrial lasers)
  • Listings claiming that a product is intended to be used for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in humans unless the claim is cleared or approved by the FDA, such as:
    • Chelation products, including metal detection test kits
      • See examples of chelation products below.
    • Miracle Mineral Solutions
    • Rife Machines
    • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Test Kits
    • Testosterone test kits
  • Products that are adulterated or misbranded
  • Products that contain mercury, such as thermometers and batteries
  • Used and refurbished medical devices
  • Products that are exclusively manufactured or distributed as veterinary devices
  • Products that claim to be "FDA approved" or products that include the FDA logo in associated images