Publications

2018 ACCC Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. This policy sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks in 2018.
Date published: 
14 Mar 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers of spare parts

Due to the serious safety risk, it is important that all spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators are identified, quarantined and ultimately destroyed and are not re-installed into vehicles

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for independent secondhand vehicle dealers

Affected Takata Airbag Inflators installed in vehicles pose a serious safety risk and it is important that this safety risk and the need for future replacement are clearly communicated to prospective purchasers of affected vehicles.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for authorised vehicle dealers

Most recall and replacement obligations in the Recall Notice are placed on vehicle manufacturers. Vehicle manufacturers may satisfy some of these obligations by work undertaken by their authorised dealer network.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for vehicle manufacturers

Vehicle manufacturers (also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs) have key obligations under the Recall Notice.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Explanatory statement (Takata)

Explanatory statement issued by the Hon Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer for the Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicles with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators and Specified Spare Parts) Recall Notice 2018.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicles with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators and Specified Spare Parts) Recall Notice 2018

Recall notice issued by Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, Michael Sukkar.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Safety Warning Notice (Takata)

This Safety Warning has been issued because there have been serious injuries and deaths caused by faulty Takata airbags installed in motor vehicles, both in Australia and overseas.

Date published: 
6 Aug 2017

Consumer protection notice - Safety warning notice (Polaris)

This Safety Warning has been issued because Polaris has advised that certain parts of some models of youth quad bikes and spare parts for those quad bikes supplied in Australia from 2000 until 2017 may contain asbestos.

Date published: 
22 Jun 2017