Sale of Restricted Goods

When an order Is placed through our website, monies are pre-authorised this means the payment is not taken from your account until we manual approve it. Therefore, we reserve the right to refuse and cancel orders where age or status cannot be proven.

When a restricted item is sent out, it is sent via Royal Mail or DX and age verification is required.

You may also be contacted by us in the first instance for proof of ID and/or qualification.

Please see the table below for legal age requirements.

Product Category

Legal Age

Dangerous chemicals (inc Aerosols & Intoxicating solvents)


Acids / Cleaning Products   


Dangerous Weapons - air weapons Inc Pellets, crossbows, knives


Lighters, Gas Cartridges & Fuel


Medicines – POM-VPS, NFA-VPS, GSL


Whilst there is no legal requirement for us to do so, we feel it is our duty and obligation to ensure certain products are only sold to those who are trained & qualified to use them. Therefore, we reserve the right to ask for proof of qualification and/or registration for the following items.

Product Category


Sheep Dip

Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Sheep Dip

Horseshoes, Nails & Specialist Products

Registered with the Farriers Registration Council pursuant to the Farriers (Registration) Act 1975. Or Registered with the RCVS as a veterinary Surgeon.

Surgical Devices & Equipment, Wound Closure, Anaesthesia Equipment, IV Access & any other product we chose to restrict.

For Animal use – RCVS, RVN, REVN

For Human use – GMC, HCPC, NMC, GDC

Equine Dentistry Equipment

Registered with BAEDT

Qualification – BEVA or BVDA