News

11 Jul 2012

Tobacco health warnings - supplier guide now available

The supplier guide is now available for the new information standard on tobacco health warnings which takes full effect on 1 December 2012.
22 Dec 2011

Mandatory information standard for tobacco (graphic health warnings) commences 1 January 2012

The mandatory information standard for the display of graphic health warnings on tobacco products commences on Sunday 1 January 2012 and takes full effect on 1 December 2012. The standard covers all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
19 Dec 2011

Additional teeth whiteners containing unsafe levels of peroxide recalled

An additional five teeth whitening kits have been recalled due to unsafe levels of either hydrogen peroxide and/or carbamide peroxide.

The products are:

26 Oct 2011

Proposed mandatory standard for tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings): second round consultation paper released

The ACCC has released the second round consultation paper and is seeking comments on the proposed mandatory Tobacco Labelling (Graphic Health Warnings) Standard by 8 November 2011. It is intended to be in place by 1 January 2012, with full compliance required by 1 July 2012.
12 May 2011

Warning notice to public issued in relation to Keratin Complex Intense Rx

Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury has issued a warning notice to the public in relation to ‘Keratin Complex Intense Rx’, a restructuring serum for hair.