Strangest Banned Items Around the World [Infographic]

July 18, 2015

We’ve researched unusual customs regulations and banned items around the world and came to some interesting discoveries:

Did you know that:

  • Saint Lucia and Sierra Leone both ban Japanese shaving brushes, thanks to an anthrax scandal in the early 1900s
  • Tunisia prohibits the import of pencils
  • Italy only allows shipments of toys if they’re made of wood

If you didn’t, read on to discover more crazy customs regulations from around the globe.

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Thank you to Barrington Freight – International Freight Shippers, for compiling this awesome info.