For starters, any sort of ID check for items such as alcohol, tobacco or fireworks will set off the button because an employee has to enter the customer’s birthday.
She revealed that the “call for help” button will also signal an employee if a customer tries to purchase an item that was recalled. They will likely take it away because it was never meant to be sold.
Camacho also mentioned there are many items that require an age check, such as spray paint, certain nail polishes and cold medicine.
She discussed her own experience being denied buying super glue because she wasn’t old enough.
There are also restrictions on movies so that a 13-year-old can’t get away with buying an R-rated movie.
Camacho said Walmart employees are required to check IDs and there are security cameras to verify that they do. “Managers will see if we don’t check an ID, and we can really get in trouble for that,” she said.
Some people in the comments chimed in with their own experiences.
“I was so pissed in high school and had to be 18 for HIGHLIGHTERS,” one person commented.
“I got stopped for Mucinex before,” wrote another.