News

18 Oct 2011

Testing of foam play mats finds no safety risk to children

Recent testing of foam play mats and toys for the chemical formamide has found no evidence that these products present any risk to children.

7 Oct 2011

Warning notice to public issued in relation to Amber teething necklaces

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury has issued a warning notice to the public in relation to amber teething necklaces.

15 Jul 2011

Babies dummies and chains banned by Parliamentary Secretary to Treasurer

Babies dummies and chains with decorations (or 'bling') have been banned effective immediately following initial action taken by the NSW Fair Trading and a subsequent recommendation by the ACCC.

15 Jun 2011

Children's safety with drawstring clothing

Children have died or suffered serious injuries from entangling themselves on drawstrings on their clothing. But there are things you can do to keep your children safe.

7 Feb 2011

Phil and Ted's strollers

The Queensland Minister for Fair Trading has issued a safety warning notice about two models of Phil and Teds strollers.