Media releases

11 May 2017

Simpler standard for baby dummies and dummy chains

Babies’ dummies and dummy chains will be subject to a single product safety standard following a review by the consumer watchdog, Small Business Minister Michael McCormack says.

4 Apr 2013

SA: CBS Inspection Results in National Recalls of Baby Products

Inspections by South Australia's consumer watchdog on baby goods retailers has resulted in the nationwide recall of hundreds of dodgy items that could have harmed babies.

9 Sep 2011

Permanent bans for baby bling

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury, announced that baby 'bling' dummies and dummy chains decorated with crystals and other ornaments that do not meet strict safety standards have been permanently banned.
2 Sep 2011

Urgent safety warning: recall of baby dummies

NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts is warning the public about a national voluntary recall of two types of Tommee Tippee Comforter baby dummies, sold Australia-wide between 1 August 2010 and 17 August 2011.
20 Jul 2011

ACCC concerned baby bling still on sale

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is concerned that baby bling is still available for purchase online despite a national ban introduced by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury, on Friday, 15th July.
18 Jul 2011

Bling Baby Dummies and Chains Banned

SA Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Paul White has announced that Consumer and Business Services (CBS) will be enforcing a ban on ‘bling’ babies’ dummies and chains.
18 Jul 2011

National product safety ban for 'Bling' dummies

Baby dummies and chains with decorations called "Bling" have been banned nationally because they could pose a serious safety risk.
20 Aug 2010

Public warning on latex Sanbrook happy baby dummies

ACCC Deputy Chair Peter Kell announces public warning notice on some latex Sanbrook 'Happy baby dummies'.