Publications

Think Safety First - Furniture Stability

From a child’s point of view, your home looks like a big playground. But there are hidden dangers they don’t recognise.

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Consumer Protection Notice No. 4 of 2016 - Hoverboards interim ban conference notice

This notice invites hoverboard suppliers to seek a conference with the ACCC about the interim ban. Suppliers have until COB Tuesday 29 March 2016 to request a conference.

Date published: 
18 Mar 2016

Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2016 - Hoverboards s. 132J Notice (Certification)

This is the certification notice for the interim ban on unsafe hoverboards.
Date published: 
17 Mar 2016

A guide to the mandatory reporting law in relation to consumer goods

This guide is designed to assist businesses to understand the mandatory reporting laws.
Date published: 
1 Feb 2016

Infinity cable taskforce bulletin

Attention builders and electricians. There is faulty electrical cabling in thousands of Australian homes and businesses. Time is running out before the cables become a fire or electrocution risk. You could be liable for damages or fines if you haven’t taken steps to remediate the faulty cable.
Date published: 
31 Jan 2016

Consumer protection notice No. 1 of 2016 - Safety warning notice (Hoverboards)

Hoverboards are wheeled ride-on devices with a single axle. They are powered by a rechargeable lithium battery via connection to a mains.
Date published: 
12 Jan 2016

Cosmetic subscription services compliance

A report on a survey to assess compliance with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 by online cosmetic subscription services.
Date published: 
28 Oct 2015

ACCC analytical survey of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

This survey report describes the findings of an analytical survey commissioned by the ACCC.

Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

Formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

A report on a survey to assess the presence of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues.
Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

Carcinogenic aromatic amines in dyed textiles

A report on a survey of the presence of aromatic amines in textiles that are in direct and prolonged contact with the skin or the mouth.

Date published: 
1 Aug 2015