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The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.

If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain toys supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non-compliant toys to consumers in Australia is illegal.
If you are a manufacturer, importer, wholesaler or retailer of certain exercise equipment supplied to Australia (online or shop front) you must comply with the applicable Australian mandatory safety standards. Supplying or selling non‑compliant exercise equipment to consumers in Australia is illegal.
Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product safety standards (also known as mandatory standards) are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.
This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of vehicle jacks. It has been updated with information on specific vehicle jacks manufactured after 30 June 2011 complying with the mandatory standard.
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.
This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of bunk beds.
This guidance is to outline the position of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on compliance and enforcement under the compulsory Takata airbag recall with respect to written-off vehicles under active recall.
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.

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.

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.

Window covering cords can kill. Prevent child strangulation by using cordless or inaccessible cord window coverings in homes with young children.

Toppling furniture and TVs cause hundreds of serious injuries each year. Use this postcard to spread the message.

An Industry Code to reduce the risk of death and life threatening injuries to children from button battery ingestion has been developed by retailers, associations, and product safety consultants with input from the ACCC and state and territory consumer safety regulators.