Media releases

16 Dec 2008

Unsafe toys recalled after ACCC internet survey

A check of internet sales has revealed three dangerous babies' toys during the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Christmas toy survey.
3 Dec 2008

Important safety recall of a flotation device for infants

"Today's recall of children's flotation devices is a timely reminder of the danger water can present to children. We must always supervise young children around swimming pools, dams and at the beach," Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Deputy Chairman, Mr Peter Kell, said today.
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.
11 Nov 2008

Autobarn receives a sober warning

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Autobarn Pty Ltd, after concerns about representations made on the packaging of a personal breathalyser.
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Tattoo gel packs withdrawn after incorrect labelling

Tattoo gel pen packs are being withdrawn by a supplier and a retailer after the packs were found to be incorrectly labelled.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

Importer issues national recall of Indian cosmetics

Continental Marketing Pty Ltd has issued a national voluntary recall of certain cosmetic products after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns that the products did not have the correct ingredient labelling.
22 Sep 2008

Refunds, replacement of tobacco products over incorrect labelling

Refunds or replacement of tobacco products will be offered to retailers as part of a court-enforceable undertaking offered by Raktos Distribution Services Pty Limited and its directors and accepted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
1 Sep 2008

Online trader recalls child restraint systems for cars after ACCC raises safety concerns

Xport Investments Pty Ltd has issued a national voluntary recall of two models of child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns that the systems may not comply with the prescribed consumer 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.