Publications

A guide to the mandatory reporting law in relation to consumer goods

This guide is designed to assist businesses to understand the mandatory reporting laws.
Date published: 
1 Feb 2016

Infinity cable taskforce bulletin

Attention builders and electricians. There is faulty electrical cabling in thousands of Australian homes and businesses. Time is running out before the cables become a fire or electrocution risk. You could be liable for damages or fines if you haven’t taken steps to remediate the faulty cable.
Date published: 
31 Jan 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

ACCC analytical survey of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

This survey report describes the findings of an analytical survey commissioned by the ACCC.

Date published: 
1 Aug 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

Carcinogenic aromatic amines in dyed textiles

A report on a survey of the presence of aromatic amines in textiles that are in direct and prolonged contact with the skin or the mouth.

Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

International standards for the safety of consumer products: criteria for acceptance

Identifies the three criteria the ACCC uses when developing and reviewing product safety standards and bans.
Date published: 
22 Jul 2015

ACCC analytical survey of microbiological contamination of cosmetics for use around the eyes

This report describes the findings of an ACCC survey of microbiological contamination of cosmetics for use around the eyes.

Date published: 
1 Jul 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