Information on age limits for different products, specific age-restricted products, selling on the Internet and where else to get advice.
Age limits for different age-restricted products can be found on the Trading Standards business companion website:
Business companion - Underage sales (external website)
The above website will also give you information on how to protect your business.
The following page on the business companion website provides links (towards the bottom of the page) to more detailed information on what prohibitions there are on the minimum age of buyers and on how to protect your business:
In depth guidance can be found on:
Further information and guidance on how to protect yourself and your business when selling age-restricted products online can be found via the business companion website:
Business companion - Online sales of age-restricted goods (external website)
It provides practical advice on how to avoid selling knives on the internet to under 18s. This advice will also be useful if you sell other age restricted products.
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