News

16 Jun 2010

Keep everyone safe and warm this winter

A fiery safety demonstration in which children’s pyjamas went up in flames after resting on a heater served as a warning about potential hazards this winter.
30 Mar 2010

Hospital, research benefits after nightwear code breach

Big W will make a contribution of $200,000 to the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick and $200,000 to a major research program into the mandatory safety standard after breaches of the children's nightwear code.
30 Sep 2009

Big W recalls flammable children's nightwear

Parents and carers have been urged to check children's sleepwear after Big W's recall of 27 styles incorrectly labelled as low fire danger.
15 May 2008

ACCC receives further undertaking from sunglass retailer for non-compliance with mandatory standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a fourth undertaking from a large retailer for the supply of sunglasses that failed to comply with the prescribed mandatory product safety standard.*
1 May 2008

ACCC targets sunglass retailers for non-compliance with mandatory standard in retail blitz

A retail blitz on two major shopping complexes has targeted sunglasses that fail to comply with the prescribed mandatory product safety standard.*
22 Feb 2008

Marie Claire magazine brown sunglasses recall

Brown fashion sunglasses supplied as a free gift with the February edition of Marie Claire magazine are being voluntarily recalled by Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd, Marie Claire's publisher.