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.
Do you have or care for children under 3 years old? Get the ACCC's free do-it-yourself Choke Check tool to help you identify toys and other objects that can pose choking or ingestion hazards to young children.
Safety warning notice about adult novelty products that contain small high-powered rare-earth magnets. The products are marketed under various names including 'BuckyBalls', 'Neocubes' and 'Neodymium sphere magnets'.
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.
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.