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

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