Banned Items

List of Banned Products (List not exhaustive)

These are the list of items that are banned from being sold on the Soko platform. Shops selling any of these items shall be removed from the platform.

  1. Adult Products and Pornographic/ Obscene Materials (including child pornography) in any form (print, audio/video, MMS, images, photographs, etc.) 
  2. Any article/material/service which cannot be exhibited, advertised, made available, offered for sale at e-commerce platforms/ technology due to restrictions/conditions for the sale of those articles/material/ service unless all those conditions are met pursuant to the Applicable Laws 
  3. Any article/material/service which is prohibited by any law at any given time. 
  4. Any item/material which may assist in the performance of any illegal or unlawful activity 
  5. Counterfeit Goods and goods/materials infringing any intellectual property rights 
  6. Currency, Negotiable Instruments, etc.; 
  7. Endangered species of animals and plants, whether alive or dead 
  8. Fire Arms, parts thereof and ammunition, weapons, knives, sharp-edged, and other deadly weapons, and parts of, and machinery for manufacturing, arms, but does not include articles designed solely for domestic or agricultural uses such as a lathi or an ordinary walking stick and weapons incapable of being used otherwise than as toys or of being converted into serviceable weapons; 
  9. Financial Services 
  10. Black/Grey market product 
  11. Hazardous materials including but are not limited to acid, fireworks, explosives, flammable adhesives, poison, hazardous chemicals, oil-based paint and thinners (flammable liquids), industrial solvents, insecticides & pesticides, machinery (containing fuel), Fuel for camp stoves/lanterns/heating elements, infectious substances, etc. unless the vendor has permission or license to sell.
  12. Human remains or skeleton 
  13. Invoices (including blank, pre-filled, or value-added invoices or receipts), are strictly prohibited on the Site 
  14. Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinder 
  15. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 
  16. Government-related items/types of equipment (like wireless with the frequency used by Police, uniforms of Government officials including but not limited to Police/ Army, etc.) 
  17. Prescription Medicines and Drugs 
  18. Racially/ethnically/religiously offensive materials 
  19. Radioactive Materials 
  20. Reptile skins 
  21. Stocks and Securities 
  22. Stolen Properties 
  23. Unauthorized Copies of Intellectual Property 
  24. Veterinary Drugs for animals 
  25. Illegal Wildlife and Animal Products 
  26. Any other sanctioned or prohibited items as per law. 
  27. Passports, other government-issued personal documents 
  28. Any other items deemed unfit for listing by Soko Technologies, Inc.