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Recalled items policy
Alert: Recalled air bags are prohibited on eBay. Please see the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website for updated information about the recall and how to determine affected vehicles.
For an up-to-date list of other recently recalled items, please visit the US recall information website.
We strongly support the governmental agencies, including the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in their efforts to protect consumers against potentially hazardous products. Sellers aren't allowed to list items that are prohibited from being sold because of a recall. If an item can be legally sold but is subject to a recall, sellers must include appropriate information about the recall within the listing. All items sold to US buyers must follow all applicable state and federal laws, including the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.
What are the guidelines?
Before you list an item, take a few minutes to check the manufacturer's website and the US recall information website to get information on recalled items. We recommend that you also sign up to receive email notices about item recalls.
You can also learn about the federal law on recalled items called the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
Buyers should also keep up-to-date about item recalls, especially for the kinds of items they often buy.
For information about other kinds of recalls, such as food, medicine, and motor vehicles, visit www.recalls.gov.
Some laws and regulations don't allow the sale of recalled items.
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