Media releases

14 Sep 2015

WA: Warning after asbestos found in crayons

Consumer Protection and WorkSafe have issued a warning after traces of asbestos were found in some imported crayons.

28 Aug 2015

Full Court hands down decision in hair straightening product case

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has, in part, allowed an appeal by the ACCC against a decision of Justice Rangiah in the Federal Court, which had dismissed certain allegations against Dateline Imports Pty Ltd (Dateline Imports).
16 Mar 2015

ACCC joins international campaign on liquid laundry detergent capsule risks

With two deaths and over 16,000 ingestion cases reported every year worldwide the ACCC, in partnership with international regulators, is urging parents to be careful when using and storing laundry products so they don’t accidentally harm children.