Publications

Moveable soccer goals - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product safety standards (also known as mandatory standards) are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.

Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Tobacco health warnings: supplier guide

This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Ingredients labelling on cosmetics: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of labelling requirements for cosmetics.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Think Safety First - Trampolines

A trampoline can be lots of fun, especially for young children. Before your child plays on a trampoline...

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Think Safety First - Treadmills

Using a treadmill at home is a convenient and great way to get fit. However, if you have young children you need to take care.

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Consumer protection notice No. 1 of 2016 - Safety warning notice (Hoverboards)

Hoverboards are wheeled ride-on devices with a single axle. They are powered by a rechargeable lithium battery via connection to a mains.
Date published: 
12 Jan 2016

Cosmetic subscription services compliance

A report on a survey to assess compliance with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 by online cosmetic subscription services.
Date published: 
28 Oct 2015

Formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

A report on a survey to assess the presence of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues.
Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

Micobiological contamination of costmetics for use around the eyes

A report on a survey of microorganisms in cosmetics used around the eyes.
Date published: 
1 Jul 2015

Trampoline safety—it’s flippin’ important

Hundreds of Australian children are taken to hospital every year for trampoline-related injuries such as cuts, sprains and fractures. Follow the steps in this fact card to help keep your trampoline safe.
Date published: 
7 Oct 2013