During International Product Safety Week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging parents and carers to thoroughly check their homes for hidden product dangers that might lead to accidental deaths or serious injuries and illnesses.
The Standards Australia Committee, CS-003 Safety Requirements for Children's Furniture, has received the prestigious United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman's Commendation Award. The ACCC is a Committee member.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bean bags. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 21 October 2013.
The ACCC is considering the introduction of a mandatory standard for installing corded internal window coverings in domestic dwellings. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by Monday, 14 October 2013.