Publications

Consumer protection notice No. 22 of 2011 – Warning notice (Keratin Complex Intense RX)

"Keratin Complex lntense Rx", ionic keratin protein restructuring serum for hair, in 50 ml containers sold in Australia between July 2010 and February 2011.
Date published: 
11 May 2011

Do-it-yourself vehicle maintenance

This report contains results of an Australian consumer survey on DIY vehicle maintenance.
Date published: 
30 Apr 2011

Targeted study of injury data involving motorised mobility scooters

This research was funded by the ACCC to better understand the risks and harms of motorised mobility scooters from the perspective of a consumer product safety regulator.
Date published: 
24 Mar 2011

Children's projectile toys: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the safety requirements for the supply of children’s projectile toys.
Date published: 
17 Mar 2011

Consumer product safety recall guidelines

Guidelines designed to help suppliers plan for, and respond to, an incident where the recall of potentially unsafe consumer products is required.
Date published: 
11 Feb 2011

Product Safety - a guide for businesses and legal practitioners

The Product Safety guide covers the new national product safety regime.

Date published: 
23 Dec 2010

Important Notice - Review of this publication following the implementation of the ACL

Publications available on this website are under review following the introduction of the Australian Consumer Law on 1 January 2011.

Date published: 
17 Dec 2010

ACCC research survey of Formaldehyde in Cosmetics

In late 2010, the ACCC identified a number of overseas reports and received anecdotal complaints from consumers and salon operators alleging excessive formaldehyde concentrations in cosmetics, particularly in hair straightening products.

Date published: 
30 Nov 2010

Children's toys containing magnets - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory safety standards are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. This guide provides a summary of the requirements for supply of children’s toys containing magnets.

Date published: 
17 Nov 2010

Portable spas, pools, potty skimmers and outlets - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, product safety bans are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. This guide provides a summary of the ban on supply of:

Date published: 
8 Nov 2010