Publications

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

Safety video: Hot water bottles - The hidden dangers

This safety video outlines the dangers behind the humble hot water bottle if used incorrectly.

The video features:

Date published: 
16 Jun 2010

Review of the Australia product safety recalls systems

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recently conducted a major review of product recall effectiveness in Australia.

Date published: 
27 May 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

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

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

DEHP in children's plastic products - Supplier bulletin

This bulletin outlines requirements of the 18-month interim ban on children’s plastic products with more than 1 per cent by weight diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP).

Date published: 
5 Mar 2010

Study—BPA migration from infant bottles

Study of whether measurable amounts of BPA migrated into infant formula and tap water from typical infant feeding bottles and sip cups that are on the market in Australia.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2010