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As of 31 October, 2022, the majority of food related recalls will no longer be published by the ACCC on the Product Safety Australia website.
As of 1 July 2021, road vehicle recalls are published by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the department) on the Vehicle Recalls website, www.vehiclerecalls.gov.au.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has temporarily exempted a particular handrub (also known as hand sanitiser) from the usual regulatory requirements for therapeutic goods.
The ACCC is concerned about reports of injuries, especially among children, relating to small high powered magnets. The ACCC recently conducted a surveillance program to inspect the presence of banned small, high powered magnets which may be present in toys, games or novelty goods such as puzzle cubes, jewellery or construction modelling kits.
With many businesses experiencing significant changes in the way they operate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that businesses stay informed and remain vigilant when it comes to product safety requirements.
With many Australians housebound and shopping online during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important you and your household avoid being exposed to unsafe products.
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has seen an increase in the purchase of plumbing products such as toilet seat bidet douches, handheld bidet sprays and trigger sprays, and other bidet type products that are connected to toilet water supply outlets (bidet products). This safety alert was updated on 28 April 2020 to include a Chinese (Simplified) translation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increase in demand of certain goods such as face masks. If you wish to supply face masks you need to consider whether you are supplying surgical or non-surgical face masks as they are regulated differently.