News

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.
16 Dec 2008

Unsafe toys recalled after ACCC internet survey

A check of internet sales has revealed three dangerous babies' toys during the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Christmas toy survey.
3 Dec 2008

Important safety recall of a flotation device for infants

"Today's recall of children's flotation devices is a timely reminder of the danger water can present to children. We must always supervise young children around swimming pools, dams and at the beach," Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Deputy Chairman, Mr Peter Kell, said today.