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Infant inclined products may be marketed for play, transport or sleep. But, when babies fall asleep in these products, or they’re not being supervised, they risk serious injury or sudden death.

Furniture suppliers will be required to provide safety warnings to consumers about the dangers of toppling furniture hazards, after the Assistant Treasurer made a new information standard for toppling furniture.

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Risks associated with the use of emerging technology in consumer products such as lithium-ion battery powered products and virtual reality products will be a key focus of the ACCC’s product safety priorities during 2024-25, ACCC Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb announced today.
Consumers are being urged to check their solar energy storage systems for unsafe LG solar batteries, after the Assistant Treasurer today issued a proposed recall notice for specified LG solar storage batteries, which can overheat and catch fire without warning.

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