Publications

How to communicate and advertise a consumer product safety recall

If you supply products to consumers you need to understand your quality control and safety obligations.

Date published: 
11 Apr 2019

Why it pays to track and trace your products

If you supply products to consumers, it is important that you be able to identify and quickly locate a recalled product.

This factsheet provides best practice advice for tracking and tracing your products to make your recall effective and efficient.
Date published: 
11 Apr 2019

Safety warning notice (button batteries)

The Assistant Treasurer, Stuart Robert, has issued a safety notice to warn of possible risks involved in the use of the button batteries.
Date published: 
30 Mar 2019

2019 Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.

Date published: 
14 Mar 2019

Communication ideas: reaching consumers affected by the Compulsory Takata Recall

This information may assist Suppliers in communicating with consumers affected by the compulsory Takata Recall. These ideas may help maximise replacement of affected Takata airbag inflators by improving a Supplier’s reach.
Date published: 
12 Feb 2019

Ingredients labelling on cosmetics: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of labelling requirements for cosmetics.
Date published: 
20 Dec 2018

Motor vehicle related products - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain motor vehicle related products supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards.
Date published: 
20 Dec 2018

Baby and nursery products - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of baby and nursery products supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards.
Date published: 
13 Nov 2018

Exercise equipment - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain exercise equipment supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non‑compliant exercise equipment to consumers in Australia is illegal.
Date published: 
9 Nov 2018

Toys - Australian mandatory safety standards

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain toys supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non-compliant toys to consumers in Australia is illegal.
Date published: 
9 Nov 2018