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Winter safety...News 5 Jun 2017 Stay safe with our winter product safety tips that can help Australians avoid burns, injury and death, while staying warm in the cooler months....Top tips for winter product safety:...Never use boiling water to fill your hot water bottle and replace it as soon as it starts to
05 Jun 2017
Warning notice to public issued in relation to Keratin Complex Intense Rx...News 12 May 2011 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. The warning notice highlights the
12 May 2011
Winter safe...News 24 Jul 2015 Stay safe as you keep warm this winter - see our top tips and video. As cooler weather sets in around the country, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has product safety tips to help Australians be more aware of how they can avoid burns, injury and death wh
24 Jul 2015
Wheat bag fire hazards...News 5 Jul 2013 As the cooler weather sets in, the ACCC is warning Australians about the dangers of using wheat bags as a source of warmth and has released tips to use them safely. Wheat bags, also known as wheat packs, heat bags or microwavable personal warmers, are typically
05 Jul 2013
Straight off, straight out of reach! Staying safe with hair straighteners...News 18 Oct 2012 Did you know that a hair straightener can get hot enough to fry an egg? Check out safety information on hair straighteners from Queensland Office of Fair Trading....Hazards...The plates on hair straighteners can heat
18 Oct 2012
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
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
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
NSW: Warning: electric hot water bottle recall...News 3 Sep 2014 New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging consumers not to use electric hot water bottles, also known as electric heat packs, that are being recalled after a South Australian woman suffered serious burns when one of th
03 Sep 2014