News

25 Mar 2015

Safety warning on portable butane 'lunchbox' cookers

With the Easter holidays approaching the ACCC is reminding consumers that State gas regulators have stopped the sale of many portable butane gas 'lunchbox' cookers as they fail some safety requirements of the relevant gas appliance standard. If you own one of these cookers, please stop using it immediately.
23 Mar 2015

Survey for our website users: Product Safety Australia & Recalls Australia websites

The ACCC is in the process of updating and improving both the Product Safety Australia and Recalls Australia websites and is seeking your input via a survey.
24 Feb 2015

Consultation for options to limit consumer exposure to hazardous azo dyes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is considering options to limit consumer exposure to hazardous azo dyes in certain clothing, textiles and leather goods.

27 Jan 2015

Child safety focus in new guidelines for standards

Newly published guidelines for child safety in standards are now available via the ISO website.