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EXPORT (outside USA) RESTRICTIONS:


The U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control administer export control regulations that affect some aspects of our business. We request that you (the "Customer") read and familiarize yourself with the following regarding certain applicable export regulations.
The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the U.S. of any product prohibited or restricted for export without complying with U.S. export control laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization, is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal crime.As such Addo Enterprises Inc (DBA Safetybasement) shall not engage in the export of any item that falls under the US export restriction list. If a buyer purchases a product lawfully in the USA and personally ships it outside the USA illegally, that person may be personally liable to breaking US export protocol. Addo Enterprises Inc. will not be liable for their actions.

Several items on our website may require an export license, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Generation 2, 3, or 4 Night Vision Equipment and Night Vision Accessories
  2. Thermal Imaging Equipment and Heat Seekers
  3. Optical Sighting Equipment and Tactical Lights (both Hand-Held and Weapon-Mountable), Accessories, and Mounting HardwareTactical Gear and Weapon Accessories
  4. Knives
  5. Military Apparel including Body Armor, Helmets and Helmet Accessories, and Shields
  6. Some Laboratory Equipment
  7. Some Electronic Equipment
  8. All crime scene & forensic products

Specific names include:

  • All Stun Gun products
    - All Batons
  • All Pepper Spray Products
  • Bianchi
  • Safariland
  • Break Free
  • Blue Wonder
  • Monadnock
  • Kleen Bore
  • Surefire
  • Defense Technologies
  • Hatch
  • Speed Feed
  • Blue Guns
  • All nightvision and Thermal products
  • Handcuffs

    NOTE CAREFULLY: Please note that the specific names lsited above are a cross section of manufacturers and items. Please refer to the US department of commerce or Department of state for a full list.

    Export Policy and Restrictions - Published Policy

    Please refer to our APO/FPO Shipping and Export Restrictions for more information on export to APO/FPO addresses.

    International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and export is strictly prohibited without authorization or a license issued by the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any ITAR restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require OpticsPlanet, Inc. to export such items, unless OpticsPlanet, Inc. is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from OpticsPlanet, Inc. without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iii) the Customer does not intend to export, transfer, sell, or furnish the item to any foreign person, whether abroad or in the U.S., including any Foreign Embassy in the U.S., without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iv) the Customer understands that a foreign person under the ITAR 120.16 means "any natural person who is not a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or who is not a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)," and can mean "any foreign corporation, business association, trust, society, or any other entity or group that is not incorporated or organized to do business in the U.S., as well as international organizations, foreign governments, and any agency or subdivisions of government (e.g. diplomatic missions)" (See ITAR 120.16); (v) the Customer is a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR 120.15, meaning the Customer is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20), or is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or is a "corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, or any other entity, organization or group that is incorporated to do business in the U.S., or is a governmental (federal, state, or local) entity" (See ITAR 120.15).

    Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and export may be restricted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require Addo Enterprises, Inc (DBA Safetybasement). to export such items, unless Addo Enterprises, Inc. is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from Addo Enterprises, Inc. without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization.

    Important Export Restrictions Warning!

    (1) Export of some Addo Enterprises, Inc. products is strictly prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State, in accordance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 C.F.R. 120-130) or a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 C.F.R. 730-774).

    (2) U.S. law prohibits the sale, transfer, or export of items to certain restricted parties, destinations, and embargoed countries, as identified on lists maintained by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Treasury. It is the responsibility of the Customer to be aware of these lists, which can be found at the following U.S. Government websites. By proceeding with any transaction, the Customer certifies that the Customer will not engage in any unauthorized transaction involving the export of our products to any restricted parties or destinations.

    By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any items from Addo Enterprises Inc., the Customer certifies that (S)he will comply with all requirements imposed by all applicable laws, regulations and administrative policies.

    For further information regarding the applicable laws, regulations, and policies contact:

    • U.S. Department of Commerce
    • Bureau of Industry and Security
    • Tel.: (202) 482-4811
    • Website: http://www.bis.doc.gov
    • U.S. Department of State
    • Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
    • Directorate of Defense Trade Control
    • Tel.: (202) 663-1282
    • Website: http://www.pmddtc.state.gov


    Addo Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to inquire into the end user, end use, and country of ultimate destination of any product ordered on this website.

    Please note that the information provided herein by Addo Enterprises (DBA Safetybasement.com) should taken as a general reference and not a final transaltion of the law. We recommend that you consult one of the above departments for more information.

    PAYMENT GATEWAYS: (NOTE: As of May 20th, 2014, we are no longer accepting PayPal. Please use a credit card )

    Safetybasement works to ensure that all legitimate international orders are processed accurately and in a timely manner.
    Our payment gateway is an automated system set to the most stringent credit card verification standards and optimized to work for United States and Canadian credit cards. As such many of our international customers who try to use a legitimate international credit card are usually declined if our payment gateway cannot directly and instantly verify your inputed billing address.(This is usually noted as a AVS mismatch or decline).
    This has caused undue frustration to many of our good international customers.
    Since we cannot change this standard, we would like to recommend a tried and tested by-pass. Use your credit card inside of PayPal. The good news is that you do not need to have a paypal account to use their service . See below:
    Here is how it works:
    1. Add your item(s) to our shopping cart.
    2. Go to check out and select PayPal as your payment option (not credit card).
    3. Then click SUBMIT to move on to PayPal website to complete your order.

    4. Once on PayPal website you will see the following link. Click on the highlighted link (if you do not have a PayPal account or do not want to create one)


    5. Then you will see the following page. Proceed with processing your credit card and you should be all set! Thank you!