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Prohibited/Restricted Items List

Restricted Prohibited
Adult items. Some adult toys can be sold on our platform, but we do not allow the sale of pornography, items that could also be considered weapons or instruments of torture, or anything illegal. Animals and wildlife products – examples include live animals, mounted specimens and ivory.
Alcohol. Alcohol can be sold, but you must be licensed to sell alcohol online and comply with all Australian Federal and State requirements for the sale of alcohol. We may also prohibit sales of alcohol from overseas. Contracts or services of any kind.
Art. All art sold must comply with intellectual property laws. All prints must be either original works or appropriately licensed. We do not allow the sale of high value works of art. Used products of any kind (excluding manufacturer or seller refurbished electronics, or some vintage clothing or accessories).
Vintage Clothing. We allow sales of some vintage clothing, handbags or accessories, but we generally look for luxury brand items. General sales of vintage or used clothing are prohibited. Currency, coins, stamps or counterfeit currency and stamps.
Food. Packaged, dry and long life foods are acceptable, but we do not allow sales of fresh foods and perishables Credit cards or financial products.
Baby & Kids category. We allow sales of toys and clothing for babies and children, but there are certain high-risk items we do not allow. All goods you sell must comply with mandatory standards. Drugs and drug paraphernalia. This includes pipes, bongs and other drug taking equipment. Any information or products designed to circumvent drug tests are also banned.
Refurbished products. Catch allows sellers to sell approved refurbished products in select categories. You will need to seek approval from the Catch team. Embargoed goods and prohibited countries – examples include items from Cuba, North Korea, Syria, or Iran.
Consumer Electronics. Due to compliance requirements, sellers will need to seek approval from the Catch team for any products that contain button cell batteries or plug into a power source. Event tickets of any kind.
As of 01/05/2020: Disposable protective face masks; including M95, KN95, R95 and multi-ply masks. Firearms, weapons and knives – examples include pepper spray, replicas and stun guns, but excludes some camping equipment.
Gift cards or stored value cards.
Government documents, IDs and licenses.
Government and transit items – examples include airplane operations manuals and airline uniforms.
Hazardous, restricted or regulated materials – examples include batteries, fireworks and refrigerants.
Human remains and body parts.
Lockpicking devices.
Multi-level marketing, pyramid and matrix programs, or products from these programs.
Personal relationships and services – examples include dating and escort services, and website traffic – driving services.
Police related items such as replica uniforms or badges (but excludes obvious Halloween or other costumes).
Postage meters.
Prescription drugs.
Real estate.
Recalled items.
Stocks and other securities.
Stolen property.
Surveillance equipment – examples include wiretapping devices and telephone bugging devices.
Tobacco and e-cigarettes
Travel Vouchers
Small high-powered magnets
Candles with lead wicks
Combustible candleholders
Sky lanterns
Tongue studs without holes
Toothpaste containing diethylene glycol
Toys containing beads
Yo-Yo water balls
Convertible Children’s Trikes / Smart Trike
Glucomannan (Tablet Form)
Gas masks with asbestos breathing devices
Children's plastic items containing DEHP
Mini jelly cups containing konjac
Miniature motorbikes with unsafe design features