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Introduction to Authorization and Qualification Documents of Restricted Commodities

 

Categories of restricted commodities on Alibaba.com and the necessary authorization documents required:

I. Medical Devices

II. OTC Drugs

III. Health Care Food and Oral Diet Pills

IV. Military Supplies

V. Fireworks and Firecrackers

VI. Visa Services

 

 

I. Medical Devices

Class III medical devices are restricted for sale on Alibaba.com. Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

 

 

[Qualification certificates]

Sellers who wish to post and display information of Class III medical devices on Alibaba.com must provide the following legal and valid certificates:

1. For medical device manufacturers or distributors: the valid Medical Device Manufacturer License or Medical Device Distributor License (containing Class-III medical device information), which can be inquired at relevant authorities.

2.  For trading companies:

    (1)Business license (required)

   (2)The valid Manufacturer License or Distributor License (containing Class-III medical device information) (required)

    (3)Proof of relationship between the two parties (authorization documents, etc.) (required)

 

 

II. OTC Drugs

OTC drugs are restricted for sales on Alibaba.com Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

[Qualification certificates]

Drug makers or distributors who wish to post and display the information on OTC drugs must provide a drug production license or a drug sales license.

 

 

III. Health Care Food and Oral Diet Pills

Health care food and oral diet pills are restricted for sales on Alibaba.com. Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

[Qualification certificates]

Health care food producers and sellers who wish to post and display information on health care food and oral diet pills must provide a health care food license, and can only post the products covered by the license.

 

 

IV. Military Supplies

Military supplies are restricted for sales on Alibaba.com. Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

[Qualification certificates]

Sellers who wish to post and display information of military supplies on Alibaba.com must provide the following legal and valid certificates:

1. The Business License (required)

2. Registration Form of Military Products Manufacturers and Sellers, Military Products Export License of the People's Republic of China, or Military Products Export Agency Agreement signed by a company with the Military Products Export License of the People's Republic of China.

 

 

V. Fireworks and Firecrackers

Flammable and combustible products such as fireworks, firecrackers and igniters are restricted for sales on Alibaba.com. Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

[Qualification certificates]

Sellers who wish to post and display information of fireworks and firecrackers on Alibaba.com must provide the following legal and valid certificates:

1. For firework and firecracker manufacturers: License for Safe Manufacturing of Fireworks and Firecrackers

2. For firework and firecracker distributors: Fireworks and Firecrackers Business (Wholesale) License and/or Fireworks and Firecrackers Business (Retail) License

 

 

VI. Visa Services

Visa services are restricted for sales on Alibaba.com. Only sellers with the necessary authorization, qualification, certification and/or license are allowed to post and display information of such products on Alibaba.com, and such products are not allowed to be traded online.

Sellers who wish to post such information shall access the merchant console using their primary account, click Certification Center > Certificate Management > Certificate Upload (or click here to log in), and submit the relevant regulatory authorization, qualification, certification and/or license (previously known as the sales ban/restriction license). It usually takes five working days to review the relevant documentation, new products may only be posted 48 hours after the license is approved, any posting of products before approval is obtained may attract points deduction. (Please do not send emails to ban_limit@service.alibaba.com)

 

[Qualification certificates]

Providers of visa services must provide a relevant Business License.

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