Publications

Children's toys containing magnets - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory safety standards are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. This guide provides a summary of the requirements for supply of children’s toys containing magnets.

Date published: 
17 Nov 2010

Aquatic toys - 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: 
12 Aug 2010

Lead and certain elements in children’s toys and finger paints - Supplier bulletin

This bulletin provides information on the mandatory standard for lead and certain elements in children's toys and finger paints. It outlines the hazards related to these products, requirements of the mandatory standard and the responsibilities of the supplier.
Date published: 
30 Jun 2010

Children’s toys containing magnets - Supplier bulletin

This bulletin provides information on the new mandatory standard for children’s toys containing magnets. It outlines the hazards related to these products, requirements of the mandatory standard and the responsibilities of the supplier.
Date published: 
30 Jun 2010

Childrens nightwear and paper patterns - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law 2011, mandatory consumer product safety standards are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.

Date published: 
13 May 2010

Children’s plastic products with more than 1 per cent diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, bans are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.

Date published: 
18 Mar 2010

Household cots with wooden drop sides - Supplier bulletin

Since May 2009 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been evaluating issues about the strength and integrity of wooden drop sides on children’s household cots.

Date published: 
18 Mar 2010

Children's portable folding cots - Supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the legal requirements for supply of children’s portable folding cots, commonly known as folding cots.

Date published: 
2 Oct 2009

Flotation toys and swimming aids - Supplier bulletin

The ACCC is keen to alert suppliers to requirements of two new mandatory product safety standards: Flotation and aquatic toys and Swimming and flotation aids.

Date published: 
11 Aug 2009

Household furniture hazards for kids - Safety alert

Make your home a safe place for children. Young children love to climb and will often play on household furniture. However, climbing on furniture can place children at significant risk.

Date published: 
30 May 2009