News

26 Nov 2009

Toys not even fit for children on Santa's naughty list

Pre-Christmas safety testing has uncovered 21 toys or gift items that won’t make it to Santa’s sack this year.
26 Oct 2009

Blind cord deaths can be prevented

Following the accidental death of a two year old in Victoria recently, parents and carers are advised to check the safety of blind cords in their homes, businesses, and community group facilities.
9 Sep 2009

250,000 hot water bottles recalled in nation wide blitz

A nation wide blitz on hot water bottles has resulted in more than 250,000 being recalled across Australia.
25 May 2009

ACCC accepts court enforceable undertaking from bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted court enforceable undertakings from Mr Sanjay Goel, trading as Pacific ImpExp Services, after finding that two of his bunk bed models did not comply with the mandatory product safety standard.
7 Apr 2009

Easter—DIY safely

For many Australians the Easter break is the ideal time to catch up on those 'little jobs' that go undone on a normal weekend.
6 Apr 2009

National attack on dodgy cots

"The safety of children is paramount and this is reflected in tomorrow's voluntary recall of faulty cots," ACCC Deputy Chairman, Mr Peter Kell, said today.
26 Feb 2009

Court declares bunk bed supplier failed safety standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has obtained declarations and final orders by consent in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd, trading as Infinity Megastore, and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
23 Dec 2008

ACCC takes urgent legal action against bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission obtained interlocutory orders, by consent, yesterday in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
20 Nov 2008

Bed retailers recall unsafe bunks

Bed retail chains Sleep City Holdings Limited and Fantastic Furniture Pty Ltd have recalled bunk beds that failed to meet the required safety standard.
10 Nov 2008

Tattoo gel packs withdrawn after incorrect labelling

Tattoo gel pen packs are being withdrawn by a supplier and a retailer after the packs were found to be incorrectly labelled.