Age-restricted sales

Part of: Trading Standards for businesses

There are laws that restrict the sale of certain products and services to underage people.

To make sure the law is followed, we:

Advice for traders

If you are a trader who sells age-restricted products, you can find in-depth guidance on underage sales on the Business Companion website.

Some of the most popular topics covered are: 

  • alcohol
  • tobacco and vapes
  • aerosol spray paints
  • fireworks
  • knives, other bladed items and corrosive substances
  • sunbeds
  • videos and games 
  • Botox and cosmetic fillers

Report a crime

If you know about traders who are supplying age-restricted products to underage persons, you may report it through our partner organisation London Trading Standards or contact us.

Contact Trading Standards