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Dangerous Items

Dangerous Items

Items that pose health and safety concerns or that are regulated or illegal are not allowed on OfferUp. These include but are not limited to:

  • Firearms, no exceptions.
  • Knives primarily used as weapons or for self-defense. Note: Cutlery, kitchen, and utility knives are generally permitted
  • Mace, pepper spray, bear spray, tasers, and other weapons used to subdue humans or animals
  • Paintball guns, BB guns, guns that fire blanks, Airsoft Guns, and all related ammunition and accessories
  • Sporting weapons such as bows and arrows, crossbows, and archery items
  • Swords, if sharpened or functional. Note: Decorative blunt swords are generally permitted
  • Weapon parts and accessories, including any item that attaches to a firearm, ammunition, bullets, clips, arrows, and bolts
  • Body armor, including Kevlar and other tactical and protective vests, except protective clothing for sporting activities
  • Hazardous Materials such as:
    • Fireworks
    • Explosives
  • Recalled Items
    • Items subject to recall
    • Items deemed to pose significant health or safety risks to others

Click Here to see our full list of prohibited items.

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