Code of Conduct

ESL Prohibited Posts & Conduct

Users must comply with all applicable laws, the ESL terms of use, and all posted site rules.

Here is a partial list of goods, services, and content prohibited on Excess Supply List:

weapons; firearms/guns and components; BB/pellet, stun, and spear guns; etc.

ammunition, clips, cartridges, reloading materials, gunpowder, fireworks, explosives

recalled items; hazardous materials; body parts/fluids; unsanitized bedding/clothing

prescription drugs, medical devices; controlled substances and related items (unless appropriate permits, licenses, and FDA documents and requirements are provided and met per official government documentation)

alcohol or tobacco; unpackaged or adulterated food or cosmetics

child pornography; pornography; bestiality;

pet sales, animal parts, or related sales

ivory; endangered, imperiled and/or protected species and any parts thereof

false, misleading, deceptive, or fraudulent content; bait and switch; keyword spam

offensive, obscene, defamatory, threatening, or malicious postings or email

a person’s or company’s personal, identifying, confidential or proprietary information

food stamps, WIC vouchers, SNAP or WIC goods, governmental assistance

stolen property, property with serial number removed/altered, burglary tools, etc.

ID cards, licenses, police insignia, government documents, birth certificates, etc.

US military items not demilitarized in accord with Defense Department policy

counterfeit, replica, or pirated items; tickets or gift cards that restrict transfer

lottery or raffle tickets, sweepstakes entries, slot machines, gambling items

spam; miscategorized, over-posted, cross-posted, or nonlocal content

postings or email the primary purpose of which is to drive traffic to a website

postings or email offering, promoting, or linking to unsolicited products or services

affiliate marketing; network, or multi-level marketing; pyramid schemes

any good, service, or content that violates the law or legal rights of others

Please don't use ESL for these purposes, and flag anyone else you see doing so.

Thanks for helping keep Excess Supply List safe and useful for everyone.