Media releases

23 Dec 2008

ACCC takes urgent legal action against bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission obtained interlocutory orders, by consent, yesterday in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
20 Nov 2008

Bed retailers recall unsafe bunks

Bed retail chains Sleep City Holdings Limited and Fantastic Furniture Pty Ltd have recalled bunk beds that failed to meet the required safety standard.
10 Nov 2008

Tattoo gel packs withdrawn after incorrect labelling

Tattoo gel pen packs are being withdrawn by a supplier and a retailer after the packs were found to be incorrectly labelled.
7 Nov 2008

eBay trader recalls bunk beds

Pacific Impexp Services, trading on eBay as "bang_4ur_buck", has conducted a national voluntary recall of two of its bunk bed models after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns that the beds did not meet the mandatory product safety standard.
16 May 2008

Online trader recalls baby cots due to safety concerns

DVIN Corporation Australia Pty Ltd has issued a national voluntary recall of three models of baby cots* following the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raising concerns about safety.
19 Mar 2008

ATI Enterprise baby cot fails mandatory safety standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from ATI Enterprise Pty Ltd and its directors after it imported and sold baby cots on its eBay website, Oz-Mall, that failed to comply with the mandatory product safety standard for cots for household use.
19 Mar 2008

Non-compliant bunks and toys removed from market

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted court enforceable undertakings from Australian Discount Retail (Trading) Pty Ltd regarding the supply of two models of bunk beds and a military toy set called the Special Mission Combat Force Military Play Set.
13 Feb 2008

Bunk bed recall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has obtained final orders by consent in the Federal Court at Melbourne against Hercules Iron Pty Ltd and its general manager, Mr Tom Hatz regarding the company's contravention of the Trade Practices Act 1974 for supplying two models of bunk beds which did not comply with the prescribed consumer product safety standard for bunk beds.*
8 Feb 2008

Bean bag supplier gives undertaking to ACCC

SlumberTrek Pty Ltd, the supplier of the Elmo shaped bean bag cover, has provided a court enforceable undertaking to the ACCC following concerns raised that the Elmo bean bag did not contain the required warning label.
28 Jan 2008

Kmart's 'Elmo' shaped bean bag covers fail product safety standard

The Federal Court has declared Kmart contravened the Trade Practices Act in supplying Elmo shaped bean bag covers without the required warning label.