What items are restricted by Facebook?

Products that don't comply with Facebook's policy won't appear

NearSt feeds your in-stock products into Facebook from your inventory management system. There are certain items that won’t appear as they don’t comply with Facebook’s advertising policies. 


We’ve picked out some of the restricted products that may affect your shop:

  • Alcohol 
  • Animal products (eg. medical and veterinary products)
  • Vitamins 
  • Thermometers and first-aid kits
  • Food or drinks that make health or medical claims
  • Nicotine patches
  • Nicotine gum
  • Tobacco and tobacco-related products


You can see more restricted content in Facebook’s commerce policy documents here.


How can I check if my item has been rejected? 

You can see any disapproved items in your Commerce Manager account here.


My product has been rejected but it does comply with Facebook's policy

You can easily request a review in your Commerce Manager account by selecting the items and clicking Request Review.

Done! The Facebook shops team will review your request and hopefully approve your item/s. 



We’re here to help! If you notice any of your in-stock items aren’t showing on Facebook and you have already requested a review, please get in touch using the chat bubble to your right.