Publications

ACCC research survey of Formaldehyde in Cosmetics

In late 2010, the ACCC identified a number of overseas reports and received anecdotal complaints from consumers and salon operators alleging excessive formaldehyde concentrations in cosmetics, particularly in hair straightening products.

Date published: 
30 Nov 2010

Portable spas, pools, potty skimmers and outlets - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, product safety bans are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. This guide provides a summary of the ban on supply of:

Date published: 
8 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

Fixed-gear pedal bicycles - Supplier bulletin

This bulletin alerts suppliers of pedal bicycles about serious safety issues related to fixed-gear bicycles, or ‘fixies’.

Date published: 
12 Jul 2010

Avoid hot water bottle burns - Poster

This poster outlines safety information when using hot water bottles.

Date published: 
28 Jun 2010

Hot water bottles - Safety alert

This brochure provides a check-list and information on how to use a hot water bottle safely.

Date published: 
28 Jun 2010

Reduced fire risk cigarettes - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product 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 reduced fire risk cigarettes.

Date published: 
13 May 2010

Treadmills - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product 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 treadmills.

Date published: 
9 Mar 2010