This excerpt taken from the GPS 10-K filed Mar 28, 2005.
Gap Inc. property (for example, merchandise, samples, supplies and equipment) should be used only for business purposes and not for personal use. Taking or using Company property of any value for personal purposes without appropriate permission from the Company is stealing. Gap Inc. property may never be used for illegal purposes. You are prohibited from doing anything that involves fraud, theft, embezzlement or misappropriation of Company property. If you suspect that activities in a store, distribution center, or other facility are resulting in financial losses to the Company (for example, stealing), call the Code Hotline.
Is it okay to take home samples or defective merchandise?
No. Taking any Company property, including samples or defective merchandise for personal use is prohibited.