Originally Posted by hooker4186
Pretty sure the only way to find out if something is restricted is when you actually go to list - IME the notification comes up in big red letters saying you can't list the item on the page when it gives you the preview of what your listing will look like right before you actually do the final confirmation of the listing.
VeRO is not set up for "restricted items" - it's mostly to keep counterfeits off eBay and is policed by the companies themselves, not eBay. For example, you'll find a pant-load of fake Hermes belts on eBay and you never get a red box warning when you list an Hermes tie, however, I get the warning 100% of the time when I list a Burberry item. They are not restricted items/brands - they are controlled and reviewed items.
Obviously if you are listing "human kidney" then you'll trigger a restricted item red flag, but we're talking about the VeRO program, which pertains to copyright, trademark and intellectual property rights - i.e.: counterfeits. Counterfeit items are not restricted, they are banned, as in, not allowed.
The list of companies on the eBay VeRO page is fewer than the companies that participate in the program - the ones on the list are only those who opted to create an "about me" page on eBay to explain their positions and why they may have flagged your listing. For example, read the one from Coach - it's there expressly to explain their position on fakes.