Publications

Wheat bags

Wheat bags are a popular choice for keeping the bed or body warm, but they have been linked to fires in Australia—so they need to be used with care.
Date published: 
11 Jul 2013

Hot water bottle compliance

This bulletin provides information about the laws you must follow if you sell hot water bottles in Australia.
Date published: 
19 Feb 2013

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach poster

Did you know that a hair straightener can get hot enough to fry an egg? Each week, one child in Queensland alone, suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
18 Oct 2012

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach flyer

Each week one child in Queensland suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
1 Sep 2012

Safety of do-it-yourself teeth whitening products

Provides information for consumers about hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide in DIY teeth whitening products for use at home including hazards associated with their use.
Date published: 
31 Jul 2012

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: 
11 Jul 2012

Proposed tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings) mandatory standard

The purpose of this consultation paper was to seek comments on the proposed changes to the tobacco graphic health warning system.
Date published: 
17 Sep 2011