Media releases

16 Dec 2011

Toxic toys pulled from Australian shelves

The Queensland Government is leading the way in the battle to stamp out toxic phthalates in children’s toys.

9 Dec 2011

ACCC takes action on unsafe teeth-whiteners

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has acted to stop the supply of do-it-yourself (DIY) teeth-whiteners containing unsafe concentrations of peroxide.
7 Dec 2011

ACCC accepts undertaking for formaldeyhde misrepresentations in hair products

The Australian distributor of Organix Ever Straight Brazilian Keratin Therapy products, Lenan Corporation, has provided the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with a court enforceable undertaking for falsely representing that its hair care products did not contain formaldehyde, sulphates or sodium.
8 Feb 2011

Unsafe products permanently banned under Australian Consumer Law

Cigarette lighters that look like children's toys and 'sky lanterns' are among the first 10 permanent product bans made under the new Australian Consumer Law, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.