The ACCC is making a change to the types of recalls that we publish on the Product Safety Australia website. Going forward we will only publish recalls for consumer products that the ACCC is responsible for regulating.
The ACCC will this year focus on product safety issues affecting young children and strategies for reducing instances of fires and injuries from lithium-ion batteries, ACCC Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb said today.
Winter is here and that means products like heaters, electric blankets, hot water bottles and heat packs are coming out of storage or being purchased. These products don’t just pose a safety risk if used or stored incorrectly, they can become unsafe when used together, or with other products. Our ‘well winter’ safety tips can help keep you and your family safe and warm.