Consumer Goods (Products Containing Button/Coin Batteries) Safety Standard...Page This mandatory standard defines the safety requirements for all consumer goods containing button/coin batteries, including storage containers and organisers. It also applies to accessories of consumer goods, such as remot
01 Jun 2021
ACCC welcomes safety and information standards for button batteries...News 21 Dec 2020 The ACCC has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to improve the safety of button batteries by introducing new safety regulations . The decision was announced by Assistant Treasurer, the Hon. Michael Sukkar, to
21 Dec 2020
Button batteries: Tiny batteries. Big danger....News 9 Jun 2021 Button batteries are lurking everywhere in your home — remote controls, kitchen scales, birthday cards, children's toys, hearing aids and countless other products. If swallowed, a button battery can become stuck in a child’s throat and res
08 Jun 2021
Stay safe this summer...News 16 Nov 2020 Many summer products can be unsafe if they are left unattended or aren’t used properly. Follow our top tips for a safe and healthy summer, and keep up-to-date on the latest product recalls ....Christmas toys and button batteries...In the lead up to Christmas, it’s a g
16 Nov 2020
Product safety priorities focus on button battery safety...News 19 Mar 2020 Consumer household products with button batteries, including children’s toys, should have secure battery safety compartments, child resistant packaging and clear information and warning labels, under proposed new mandatory stan
18 Mar 2020
Understanding the Industry Guideline for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries...Publication 23 Sep 2019 Understanding the Industry Guideline for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries June 2019 The voluntary Industry Guideline for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries (
23 Sep 2019
Safety warning notice (button batteries)...Publication 30 Mar 2019...COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA...COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010...SAFETY WARNING NOTICE...Pursuant to paragraph 129(1)(b) of Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, I, Stuart Robert, Assistant Treasurer, publish this notice to warn of
29 Mar 2019
Button batteries can kill if swallowed poster...Publication 3 Sep 2019 Button batteries can KILL if swallowed Phone 13 11 26 immediately if you think your child has swallowed a battery Keep products with button batteries out of reach of children WatchThermometer Car remote Remote Calculator Keep produc
03 Sep 2019
ACCC targets quad bike, button battery and furniture safety...News 15 Mar 2018 Chairman Rod Sims today announced the ACCC’s product safety priorities for 2018 at the National Consumer Congress in Sydney, and reaffirmed support for a general safety provision to be introduced in Australia law to reduce t
15 Mar 2018
Stocking fillers could be killers...News 18 Dec 2017 As millions of Australians rush to finish their Christmas shopping and fill the stockings of loved ones they should be cautious about the gifts they buy and receive for children, Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack says. "Christmas is one o
17 Dec 2017
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