Publications

Blind and curtain cords

This brochure has information about the hazards of blind and curtain cords/chains as well as steps you can follow to protect children from them.
Date published: 
13 Jul 2012

Consumer protection notice No. 3 of 2012 - Safety warning notice (Small high-powered rare-earth magnets)

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'.
Date published: 
2 Jul 2012

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

This safety brochure provides information on the hazards along with tips on how you can anchor, check and respect your soccer goalposts and stay safe before, during and after games.
Date published: 
29 Jun 2012

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

Anchor, Check, Respect: The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety - Survey form

Please take some time to let us know your experience with moveable soccer goals, and whether you’d like a copy of the DVD and/or more information. Download the survey form, fill it out and post it to the Reply Paid address (no postage stamp required).

Date published: 
29 Jun 2012

Mandatory reporting for service agents and technicians

This bulletin alerts service agents and technicians to the obligation to report serious injury, illness or death associated with consumer goods.
Date published: 
26 Apr 2012

Button battery safety - The Battery Controlled fact card

This fact card is part of the 'The Battery Controlled' campaign. It provides button battery hazard information, as well as safety tips to help prevent children's serious injury or death.
Date published: 
3 Apr 2012

Button battery safety - The Battery Controlled poster

This poster is part of the 'The Battery Controlled' campaign. It highlights button battery hazards as well as some safety steps to help prevent children dying or being severely injured.
Date published: 
3 Apr 2012

Product safety in Australia

The national product safety system covers consumer goods, which are intended to be or are likely to be for personal, domestic or household use.
Date published: 
2 Mar 2012

Mandatory standards and bans

A list of products with mandatory standards regulated by the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and enforced by the ACCC.
Date published: 
2 Mar 2012