Are you aware of how many goods cannot be sold to children?
Some of them are detailed below with the age restriction that applies.
|Cigarettes, cigarette papers, rolling machines and other tobacco products||18 and over|
|Nicotine inhaling products||18 and over|
|Knives||18 and over|
|Fireworks||18 and over|
|Alcohol||18 and over|
|Solvents and butane||18 and over|
|National lottery tickets and scratch cards||18 and over|
|Botulinum toxin (Botox) and cosmetic fillers (England only)||18 and over|
|Aerosol paints||16 and over|
|Age restricted videos, CDs, DVDs, games and magazines||Various ages|
We use child volunteers to conduct checks on shops, to see whether they sell these goods to under age children. The checks are carried out using strict national guidelines.
If you know of any shops in Brent or Harrow selling cigarettes, knives, alcohol, nicotine inhaling products or other restricted products to children, then please tell us. You can call the Citizens Advice phone line: 0808 250 5050 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brent and Harrow Trading Standards is a partnership between Harrow Council and Brent Council.