New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres today announced a statewide prohibition by Fair Trading on the sale of electric hot water bottles, also known as electric heat packs, due to the risk of death or injury from electric shock.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging safe quad bike use ahead of the Easter long weekend. Sadly, there have been five quad bike related deaths this year, with 60 deaths reported between 2011 and 2013.
The ACCC has today become aware of a breach of personal data collected from some of its websites. The affected websites are Recalls Australia, Product Safety Australia, SCAMwatch and the ACCC Public Registers website.
New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning the public about potentially dangerous spas sold by Euromax Spas, Euromax Imports, www.euromaxspas.com.au, www.euromaxdirect.com.au, Urban Boutique Pty Ltd and its directors Gerasimos Lord and Nicholas Lord.