Prohibited Items

Prohibited Items on THOYEN PLATFORM

(Especially applicable for Buying & Selling, Pickup & Delivery and Moving Tasks)


Although most things that students use can be listed on THOYEN, certain items aren't allowed. Some present legal risks or may pose health and safety issues. We've also chosen not to allow items that we feel are inappropriate for our THOYEN community or could be considered offensive.

Before posting your items, please read the guidelines below. The following items are not allowed and are prohibited from being used on the THOYEN Platform.


1. Adult content

2. Alcohol, drugs & tobacco

3. Animals & animal products

4. Counterfeit or replica items

5. Credit Cards, currency and lottery tickets

6. Dangerous Items

7. Food items

8. Hazardous Materials

9. Heavy and Oversize Items

10. Illegal items or encouraging illegal activity

11. Medical & healthcare items

12. Offensive materials

13. Real estate, Automobiles and Expensive items (over $999)


Adult content

Items that contain explicit sexual content are not allowed on THOYEN, such as:

Explicit sexual content or nudity

Pornography & adult toys


Alcohol, drugs & tobacco

Alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and related products are not allowed, including:


Prescription drugs

Drugs, narcotics, or controlled substances (even those that are legal in some states)

Items marketed for the purpose of intoxication

Drug paraphernalia such as bongs, vaporizers, and pipes

Tobacco and related products, including e-cigarettes, e-juice, vaporizers, mods, hookahs, and hookah accessories


Animals & animal products

To protect the welfare of endangered, live, and companion animals and to comply with laws and regulations, the following are not allowed on THOYEN:

Pets and other live animals

Animal products derived from endangered or threatened species


Counterfeit or replica items

Bootlegs, counterfeits, fakes, and unauthorized or pirated copies of items are illegal and not allowed on THOYEN, including:

Counterfeits, fakes, and replicas of brand-name items, including items “inspired” by a brand without permission of the owner

Bootlegged or unauthorized recordings

Pirated copies of any copyrighted materials

Vehicles where you are not the titleholder


Credit cards, Currency and Lottery tickets

THOYEN prohibits sale of credit cards, currency and lottery tickets.


Dangerous items

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

Firearms, no exceptions

Knives primarily used as weapons or for self-defense. 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. 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

Regulated chemicals, poisons, or substances

New or used airbags sold separately from a vehicle


Recalled items

Items subject to recall

Items deemed to pose significant health or safety risks to others


Food items

The Sale of homemade prepared food is subject to regulatory guidelines and often requires a permit. Because we can't enforce these restrictions, prepared food is not allowed. Examples:

Most perishable goods, including meat, seafood, dairy, and cut fruits or vegetables

Homemade shelf products, such as jams, jellies, and pickles

Homemade meals or baked goods



Exceptions to this policy include:

Whole, uncut fruits and vegetables

Unopened and packaged commercially sold food goods (canned soup, packages of cookies, etc.) as long as the packaging has not been tampered with and the items are sold before their expiration date


Hazardous Materials

Hazardous materials, like explosives and gases, are not allowed.


Heavy and Oversize Items

Heavy and oversize or overweight items (individual items not to exceed 50lbs or requires more than one person to carry or move) are prohibited.


Illegal items or encouraging illegal activity

Any item that is illegal or that encourages illegal activity is not allowed, including but not limited to:

Stolen or found goods

Items received through Government Assistance

Fake or forged documents (licenses, IDs, diplomas, and government-issued documents)

Offers to trade for illegal goods

Police or security badges or uniforms. Locked phones or devices, for example blacklisted, activation, iCloud or similar locks

SIM Cards


Medical & healthcare items

Due to health and safety, privacy, and regulatory concerns, certain medical and healthcare items are not allowed for sale on THOYEN, including but not limited to:

Devices, drugs, and medications that require a prescription from a licensed medical practitioner (such as a dentist, doctor, optometrist, or veterinarian)

Contact lenses

Used cosmetics

Used makeup sponges and applicators

Needles and items containing needles (such as syringes or tattoo equipment)


Offensive materials

THOYEN is an inclusive community that welcomes Users from all backgrounds. To build a respectful mobile marketplace, posts that contain foul language or that promote hatred, violence, or discrimination are not allowed. This includes posts that support hate or discrimination toward others based on age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation, or items that promote or glorify organizations with such views. Examples:

Items or posts containing racial slurs

Items or posts promoting intolerance or discrimination

Items that promote, support, or commemorate groups with views of hatred or intolerance

Items that depict or glorify violence against people or animals


Real estate, Automobile and Expensive items (over $999)

THOYEN at this time does not allow sale of real estate. THOYEN prohibits high denomination items of value more than $999 to be posted or transacted through the THOYEN Platform. For example: a boat, expensive jewelry, cars whose value is greater than $999.

Help keep our community strong.

If you see a prohibited item on THOYEN, please email:



Posts that violate any of our guidelines, policies, or terms may be removed at our discretion. Additional actions may be taken for severe or repeat offenses.