MyDeal.com.au (MyDeal) has today become the latest online marketplace to confirm its commitment to protecting consumers from unsafe goods online by signing up to the Australian Product Safety Pledge (the pledge).
This World Children’s Day, we urge parents and loved ones buying toys online to check that they’re safe and to report any product safety issues, as part of an international campaign on the safety of toys sold online.
If you sell quad bikes in Australia, you will soon need to make sure your quad bikes meet certain requirements of the US or EU quad bike standards and have additional information on them to comply with the new safety standard.
Winter is here and that means products like heaters, electric blankets, hot water bottles and heat packs are coming out of storage or being purchased. These products don’t just pose a safety risk if used or stored incorrectly, they can become unsafe when used together, or with other products. Our ‘well winter’ safety tips can help keep you and your family safe and warm.
The ACCC is concerned about reports of injuries, especially among children, relating to small high powered magnets. The ACCC recently conducted a surveillance program to inspect the presence of banned small, high powered magnets which may be present in toys, games or novelty goods such as puzzle cubes, jewellery or construction modelling kits.