Prohibited items

Donations to Retail Shops: prohibited items

The following items cannot be sold, or are prohibited to be sold at EHAAT charity shops:

Baby car seats
Baby mattresses
Buoyancy aids, lifejackets inflatable dinghies (unless new and boxed)
Crash helmets
Cushions (without a fire label)
Disabled toilet aids
Duvets and old pillows
Furniture: beds, 3 piece suites or other large items of furniture
Gas appliances and oil lamps
Gas bottles/canisters, lighters and cigarette lighter refills
Guns, bullets (ammunition) and replicas guns (unless obviously toys)
Home recorded CDs videos and tapes
Knives, sharps, daggers, swords
Medication including vitamins
Perishable goods – food and drink
Pirate DVDs and CDs (copied\fake)
Riding hats
Safety harnesses (all types)
Soft toys without CE mark
Upholstered furniture (without a fire label)
White goods (fridges freezers cookers etc.)


List last updated 19 March 2019

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