Amazon Bans AR-15 Muzzle Brakes and Compensators

KTC California special muzzle brake (courtesy

Our contact at just emailed this message from Amazon. Formerly. the online retail giant banned flash hiders. According to this letter, Amazon now bans AR-15 muzzle brakes and recoil compensators. Why? Because guns.

Hello from Amazon.

We are writing to let you know that the following detail pages have been removed from our catalog: ASIN: B018OQQGS6, SKU: K03-0009, Title: “ktc california special muzzle brake – blem” [ED: as above]

This product has been identified as a muzzle brake or recoil compensator. Amazon policy prohibits the sale or listing of muzzle brakes or recoil compensators . . . Action Required . . .

Within 48 hours of this notice, please review your remaining listings and make any changes necessary to ensure compliance with our policies. Failure to comply with this request may result in the removal of your selling privileges.

We appreciate your cooperation and thank you for selling on

Amazon Services

Please note: this e-mail was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message.

Despite the warning, our contact contacted Amazon. “I mentioned to them there were almost 1800 returns when searching for muzzle brake on amazon and they replied: ‘For the other products you see that are active on Amazon catalog, they will eventually be actioned upon and removed from the catalog.'”