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).
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.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the ACCC are urging parents to take immediate action to ensure their family is not exposed to the hazards posed by liquid laundry packets or capsules.
The Australian distributor of Organix Ever Straight Brazilian Keratin Therapy products, Lenan Corporation, has provided the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with a court enforceable undertaking for falsely representing that its hair care products did not contain formaldehyde, sulphates or sodium.
Cigarette lighters that look like children's toys and 'sky lanterns' are among the first 10 permanent product bans made under the new Australian Consumer Law, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.