Publications

2019 Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.

Date published: 
14 Mar 2019

Communication ideas: reaching consumers affected by the Compulsory Takata Recall

This information may assist Suppliers in communicating with consumers affected by the compulsory Takata Recall. These ideas may help maximise replacement of affected Takata airbag inflators by improving a Supplier’s reach.
Date published: 
12 Feb 2019

Ingredients labelling on cosmetics: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of labelling requirements for cosmetics.
Date published: 
20 Dec 2018

Motor vehicle related products - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain motor vehicle related products supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards.
Date published: 
20 Dec 2018

Baby and nursery products - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of baby and nursery products supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards.
Date published: 
13 Nov 2018

Exercise equipment - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain exercise equipment supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non‑compliant exercise equipment to consumers in Australia is illegal.
Date published: 
9 Nov 2018

Toys - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain toys supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non-compliant toys to consumers in Australia is illegal.
Date published: 
9 Nov 2018

Vehicle jacks: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of vehicle jacks. It has been updated with information on specific vehicle jacks manufactured after 30 June 2011 complying with the mandatory standard.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Moveable soccer goals - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product safety standards (also known as mandatory standards) are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.

Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Care labelling for clothing and textile products: supplier guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the mandatory requirements for the care labelling of clothing and textile products for suppliers.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018