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.
New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres is reminding all suppliers, retailers and purchasers of portable swimming pools that new mandatory safety standards come into effect on 30 March 2014.
New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe has put online traders of electrical appliances on notice, reminding them of their obligations to supply goods that meet Australian safety standards.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s regular market surveillance activities have prompted recalls of four pairs of jeans and one pillowslip for having unacceptable concentrations of certain ‘azo’ dyes containing unacceptable concentration of aromatic amines.
ACT Commissioner for Fair Trading Brett Phillips is urging the community to check the model details of their Samsung washing machines after a recall of machines with certain models names and dates was issued by Samsung Electronics Australia last year due to a potential fire hazard.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reminding parents and carers about the risks of button batteries. Kidsafe Queensland is today launching its inaugural “Summer’s Day” to remember the children who die each year from unintentional, preventable injuries.