Publications

Consumer protection notice No. 1 of 2014 - Results of investigation (Fire wallets)

Fire wallets are a product used by magic enthusiasts and are also a novelty item. They have the appearance of a regular leather wallet but when opened they can produce a large flame.
Date published: 
25 Feb 2014

Consumer protection notice No. 8 of 2013 - Safety warning notice (Fire wallets)

Fire wallets are a product used by magic enthusiasts and are also a novelty item. They have the appearance of a regular leather wallet but when opened they can produce a large flame.
Date published: 
23 Nov 2013

Ban on small, high powered magnets

This bulletin provides information about the permanent ban on certain small, high powered magnets.
Date published: 
18 Jun 2013

Consumer protection notice No. 3 of 2012 - Safety warning notice (Small high-powered rare-earth magnets)

Safety warning notice about adult novelty products that contain small high-powered rare-earth magnets. The products are marketed under various names including 'BuckyBalls', 'Neocubes' and 'Neodymium sphere magnets'.
Date published: 
2 Jul 2012

Novelty contact lenses - Safety alert

Non-prescription contact lenses, also known as cosmetic lenses, novelty lenses, crazy lenses, fancy lenses or fashion lenses are becoming increasingly popular. The misuse of non-prescription contact lenses can cause eye harm ranging from mild infection to blindness.

Date published: 
30 Nov 2007

Balloon blowing kits - Supplier guide

This guide explains the mandatory standard, the responsibilities of suppliers and the ACCC's role in enforcing this mandatory standard.

Date published: 
31 Dec 2000