Publications

International standards for the safety of consumer products: criteria for acceptance

Identifies the three criteria the ACCC uses when developing and reviewing product safety standards and bans.
Date published: 
22 Jul 2015

ACCC analytical survey of microbiological contamination of cosmetics for use around the eyes

This report describes the findings of an ACCC survey of microbiological contamination of cosmetics for use around the eyes.

Date published: 
1 Jul 2015

Micobiological contamination of costmetics for use around the eyes

A report on a survey of microorganisms in cosmetics used around the eyes.
Date published: 
1 Jul 2015

Toppling furniture: why anchor it?

This fact card provides simple steps to help prevent death or injury to small children when choosing and securing furniture in your home.
Date published: 
24 Jun 2015

Consumer awareness of furniture stability risks and prevention

Research report containing the results of an Australian consumer survey on furniture stability. Specifically, the research focuses on the particular dangers of common furniture in homes with children under the age of five.
Date published: 
24 Jun 2015

Consumer protection notice No. 3 of 2015 - Safety warning notice (Frank Masons cots)

Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed in white or dark wood colour. Sold with drawer, and teething rail supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd .
Date published: 
24 Apr 2015

Laundry detergent capsules - Safety poster

The OECD and the European Commission have released a safety poster for the Global Awareness-raising Campaign on Laundry Detergent Capsules/packets.

Date published: 
10 Mar 2015

Laundry detergent capsules - Safety alert infographic

The OECD and the European Commission have released a safety alert infographic for the Global Awareness-raising Campaign on Laundry Detergent Capsules/packets.

Date published: 
10 Mar 2015

Ethanol-fuelled fireplaces & table top burners

Ethanol-fuelled fireplaces and table top burners are associated with serious burns injuries. This guide provides suppliers’ information about markings, labelling and warning information suitable for this type of product.

Date published: 
29 Jan 2015

Consumer protection notice No. 2 of 2015 - Safety warning notice (M Spa Inflatable Spas)

M Spa Inflatable Spas supplied with a with a 240V control box manufactured by Oriental Recreational Products (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, a heater and an air blower.
Date published: 
23 Jan 2015