Important: All listings and products must comply with all laws
Examples of permitted listings
Properly prepared and sealed foods and beverages that have the Food Sanitation Act and
other laws and regulations, administrative interpretations and guidelines
required-labeling and packaging. Products need to be stored and shipped appropriately to
protect the quality and safety of the food, to avoid spoilage, melting, damage, and so on.
Imported products that do not comply with the Food Sanitation Act (including Food
labeling standards, etc.) and other laws such as Food Labeling Act, Act for JAS (Japanese
Agricultural Standard), Health Promoting Act, Measurement Act, Unjustifiable Premiums and
Misleading Representations Act, or ministry guidelines are prohibited. This includes
acting for personal imports or adopting a similar method for listing products that are
restricted by laws or ministry guidelines (salt, rice, alcohol, livestock species,
supplements contain pharmaceutical ingredients, etc).
Short-shelf life food and beverage products, and products that can be spoiled or
extremely altered in quality during storage and transport. Products that may burst or
explode due to change in properties during storage and transport, such as Miso with
Products manufactured without the authorized license or permit. Alcoholic beverages from
sellers with no authorized license for sale of alcoholic products, or any products that do
not comply with the Liquor Tax Act or other regulations and ministry guidelines.
Products that will be expired when they reach the customer
Amazon.co.jp prohibits the listing of whale meat, whale meat processed products, dolphin
meat, dolphin meat processed products, and other similar products.
If any designated beef is offered for sale at Amazon.co.jp, the Beef Traceability Act
requires that the cattle ID number or lot number be indicated on the designated beef or
its container, packaging or invoice. Products that do not comply with these requirements
Note: Designated beef refers to beef for human consumption
(excluding ham, sausage or other products manufactured, processed and/or cooked from beef,
or minced or chopped beef, or other similar products) derived from cattle registered in the
Individual Cattle Identification Register. For more details, please check the information
provided under the heading "Beef Traceability" on the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and
Fisheries' website: http://www.maff.go.jp/j/syouan/tikusui/trace/ (Japanese)
Foods and food additives that do not comply with standards specified under the Food
Sanitation Act and other regulations.
Beef livers that no information that the product is inedible raw is stated in the detail
Meat, processed meat, livestock products such as beef, pork, mutton and poultry, etc.,
imported from areas classified as prohibited areas under the Act on Domestic Animal
Infectious Diseases Control.