Media releases

23 Oct 2012

SA: Temporary Tattoos and Makeup on the Watch list for Halloween

Temporary tattoos, makeup and glow-in-the-dark nail polish have been removed from sale in a recent pre-Halloween product safety crackdown by the South Australia, Consumer and Business Services.
16 Oct 2012

NSW: Urgent safety recall of novelty lighters

NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts has alerted the public to an urgent safety recall of novelty cigarette lighters that pose a risk to young children.
24 Jul 2012

ACCC winter safety tips prompted by product recalls

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission issued its top five winter product safety tips following recalls of popular products in the cold winter months.
29 Jun 2012

FFA & ACCC kick off game plan for young soccer player safety

Football Federation Australia has partnered with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to help keep kids and teenagers safe around soccer goals.
26 Jun 2012

ACCC takes court action against Dateline Imports Pty Ltd

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Dateline Imports Pty Ltd for alleged misrepresentations about the ingredients and safety of a hair straightening solution, Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy.