Mass-market consumer goods are non-durable, fast-moving, high-consumption products. A list of such goods is set out in Article D. 441-9 of the Commercial Code and includes:

  • food products and non-alcoholic beverages;
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • general purpose electric batteries;
  • detergents and cleaning products such as soap, washing powders and liquids, scouring powders, detergents, bleach, fabric softeners, window cleaning products, drain cleaners, disinfectants and distilled water, excluding wax, wax polish, dyes, insecticides and fungicides;
  • household cleaning articles such as brooms, scrubbing brushes, dustpan and brushes, feather dusters, cloths, tea towels, mops, household sponges, scouring pads, steel wool and chamois leather;
  • paper articles such as filters, tablecloths and napkins, kitchen paper, vacuum cleaner bags and cardboard tableware, including aluminum foil and plastic garbage bags;
  • adhesive or non-adhesive dressings;
  • pet food;non-electric appliances such as razors and razor blades, nail files, toothbrushes, excluding mechanical clippers and associated blades, scissors, combs, shaving brushes, hair brushes, nail brushes, hairpins, hair curlers, scales, baby scales, etc.