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The ACCC is urging parents and carers to follow some simple safety tips when using prams and strollers.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury has issued a warning notice to the public in relation to amber teething necklaces.


Dates: 25th October 2013 through 27th October 2013
Visit the ACCC Product Safety centre at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo in Melbourne for an interactive experience in finding out about potential product hazards to your child and how you can help avoid them.
Dates: 20th June 2014 through 22nd June 2014
Visit the Queensland Office of Fair Trading's safety display at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo in Brisbane to find out how you can make the safest possible purchasing decisions for your baby.

Safety issues

This page provides information about Bisphenol A, a chemical widely used in plastic and metal food containers and some plastic eating utensils.
This section provides information on risks associated with unsafe second-hand products.


There are several myths that suggest phthalates are harmful.


There are various things to consider when buying products for your children. Follow these tips to keep your children safe.


Hear Hunter's story - a one year old Australian boy who swallowed a button battery.
Watch this video produced by the New Zealand Ministry of Consumer Affairs which illustrates the damage batteries do to a child’s throat and oesophagus using ham.

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