Publications

The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety - Anchor, check, respect poster

ACCC have partnered with Football Federation Australia for a national safety initiative helping to prevent deaths and serious injuries to kids and teenagers – and make soccer a safe activity for everyone involved.
Date published: 
29 Jun 2012

Proposed tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings) mandatory standard

The purpose of this consultation paper was to seek comments on the proposed changes to the tobacco graphic health warning system.
Date published: 
17 Sep 2011

Chemicals in cosmetics

Alerts suppliers of cosmetics including hair products about the use of chemicals in cosmetics including the ingredient labelling requirements.
Date published: 
15 Jun 2011

Formaldehyde in cosmetics including hair products

Alerts suppliers of cosmetics including hair products about the safe limits of 'free formaldehyde' in cosmetics, as well as the ingredient labelling requirements.
Date published: 
15 Jun 2011

Consumer protection notice No. 22 of 2011 – Warning notice (Keratin Complex Intense RX)

"Keratin Complex lntense Rx", ionic keratin protein restructuring serum for hair, in 50 ml containers sold in Australia between July 2010 and February 2011.
Date published: 
11 May 2011

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