News

25 May 2009

ACCC accepts court enforceable undertaking from bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted court enforceable undertakings from Mr Sanjay Goel, trading as Pacific ImpExp Services, after finding that two of his bunk bed models did not comply with the mandatory product safety standard.
30 Apr 2009

Tobacconist stopped from masking anti-smoking messages

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action has stopped Darwin tobacconist Mr Colin Thompson from covering health warnings, images and Quitline information on cigarette packets with stickers.
16 Apr 2009

ACCC targets blemish in cosmetics labelling

Australian cosmetics manufacturer Natural Products of Australia Pty Ltd will publish corrective notices in national newspapers and magazines this month, following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about incorrect labelling on Natural Instinct and Organic Instinct hair and skin care products.
7 Apr 2009

Easter—DIY safely

For many Australians the Easter break is the ideal time to catch up on those 'little jobs' that go undone on a normal weekend.
6 Apr 2009

National attack on dodgy cots

"The safety of children is paramount and this is reflected in tomorrow's voluntary recall of faulty cots," ACCC Deputy Chairman, Mr Peter Kell, said today.
26 Feb 2009

Court declares bunk bed supplier failed safety standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has obtained declarations and final orders by consent in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd, trading as Infinity Megastore, and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
24 Feb 2009

Selling toys on the internet – It's no game

Internet toy traders have been reminded they must meet mandatory safety standards for their products after hazardous toys were made available on websites.
13 Feb 2009

Beauty companies admit mislabelling product, Mis-Using Australian Made Logo

Two small cosmetic manufacturing companies, Natural Beauty Enterprise Pty Ltd and Natural Green Pty Ltd, have admitted supplying cosmetic products which breached the mandatory information standard.
23 Dec 2008

ACCC accepts undertakings for incorrect labelling of cosmetics products

Consumers will have full information about a range of imported toothpaste and mouthwash products after Australian Competition and Consumer Commission intervention.
23 Dec 2008

ACCC takes urgent legal action against bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission obtained interlocutory orders, by consent, yesterday in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.