Publications

Moveable soccer goals - 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: 
19 Oct 2018

Care labelling for clothing and textile products: supplier guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the mandatory requirements for the care labelling of clothing and textile products for suppliers.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Baby walkers: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of baby walkers.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Bunk beds: supplier guide

This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of bunk beds.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

A guide to testing: product safety

A guide to assist groups to understand, organise and use product safety testing and test reports for consumer products.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Tobacco health warnings: supplier guide

This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Takata guidance on written-off vehicles

This guidance is to outline the position of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on compliance and enforcement under the compulsory Takata airbag recall with respect to written-off vehicles under active recall.
Date published: 
11 Sep 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers on obtaining vehicle owner contact details

Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.

Date published: 
23 Aug 2018

2018 ACCC Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. This policy sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks in 2018.
Date published: 
14 Mar 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018