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Hot water bottles...Standard The mandatory standard for hot water bottles prescribes requirements for the design and construction, performance and labeling....Mandatory standard...Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard) Hot Water Bottles Regulations 2008 sets out the mandatory requirements for hot
23 Mar 2017
Personal care...Page Personal care
23 Dec 2015
Toothpaste containing diethylene glycol...Ban Toothpaste containing more than 0.25 per cent by weight of diethylene glycol (DEG) is banned from supply in Australia....About the ban...Toothpaste containing more than 0.25 per cent by weight of DEG  is banned in Australia. DEG is a toxic substance used by some
23 Feb 2017
Toothpaste containing diethylene glycol...Page Toothpaste containing more than 0.25 per cent by weight of d iethylene glycol (DEG)  is banned in Australia. Medium to long-term exposure to DEG at significant levels may create unacceptable health risks....About diethylene glycol...DEG is a toxic substance used
30 Jul 2016
Suppliers scolded over illegal hot water bottles...News 21 Jul 2009 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is leading a nation-wide blitz on unsafe hot water bottles after more than 10 people in New South Wales were hospitalised with severe burns this winter alone. "Investigations by govern
21 Jul 2009
No change to hot water bottle mandatory safety standard...News 8 Jul 2015 The ACCC has completed its review of the mandatory safety standard for hot water bottles and concluded it should be maintained in its current form. The review found widespread industry compliance with the mandatory standard and t
08 Jul 2015
COVID-19: Supplying hand sanitiser...News 16 Jun 2020 A new mandatory information standard for cosmetics was introduced on 24 November 2020 to require additional information to be provided with alcohol based hand sanitiser. The new standard requires hand sanitiser to display the percentage of alcohol c
16 Jun 2020
Hand sanitiser...Page Hand sanitiser (also known as hand rub) is a rinse free solution to clean hands when soap and water are not available....About hand sanitiser...There are three types of hand sanitisers currently available on the Australian market....Therapeutic hand sanitisers...These hand sanitisers are regu
30 Nov 2020
COVID-19: Safer packaging and labelling guidance for hand sanitiser suppliers...News 16 Jun 2020 A new mandatory information standard for cosmetics was introduced on 24 November 2020 to require additional information to be provided with alcohol based hand sanitiser. The new standard requires hand sanit
16 Jun 2020
Hair straighteners - straight out of reach poster...Publication 18 Oct 2012 Straight out of reach Office of Fair Trading | 13 QGOV (13 74 68) | Follow us on Each week one child in Queensland suffers serious burns from hair straighteners. Don’t let your child become a statistic. For important safety tip
18 Oct 2012
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