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This year the ACCC will prioritise 7 key product safety issues, including those relating to safety standards for button batteries and strategies to prevent injuries and deaths caused by toppling furniture.

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Winter is here and that means products like heaters, electric blankets, hot water bottles and heat packs are coming out of storage or being purchased.
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The ACCC is seeking feedback about ways to reduce the dangers posed by toppling furniture, which has killed at least 28 people in Australia since 2000 and causes close to 20 injuries every week.

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