Mandatory standards

The purpose of a mandatory standard is to make particular safety or information features on products compulsory for legal supply of the product into the Australian market. It is an offence to supply goods that do not comply with mandatory standards.

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Current mandatory standards

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction and warning information for aquatic toys.

This mandatory standard applies to bath aids designed to support a baby while being bathed.

This mandatory standard applies to dummies designed specifically for babies and dummy chains and similar products intended to attach a baby’s dummy to his/her clothing.

This mandatory standard applies to baby walkers, which support the child to move around before they've learned to walk.

This mandatory standard applies to kits contain a blow-pipe and a glue-like substance used to make balloons.

The mandatory standard covers requirements for safety marking and installation instructions for basketball rings and backboards.

This mandatory standard applies to bean bags and bean bag covers that have openings through which the filling can be accessed or can escape, and prescribes a labelling requirement for packages cont

This mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction, performance and safety marking of bicycle helmets.

The mandatory standard covers design and labelling requirements for child and adult pedal bicycles.

This mandatory standard prescribes the requirements for the construction, design and labelling requirements of bunk beds.

Four mandatory standards apply to button/coin batteries reduce the risk of death and injury associated with the use of button and coin batteries.

The mandatory standard for child restraints covers various requirements for the design, construction, performance, user instructions, marking and packaging of child car restraints.

The mandatory standard prescribes the requirements for child resistance, labelling and testing and performance of disposable lighters.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the safety markings and labelling requirements of elastic luggage straps.

The mandatory standard for exercise cycles prescribes requirements for construction and design. It also mandates instructions for use of the exercise cycle.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design and construction, performance and safety labelling for folding cots.

The mandatory standard for hot water bottles prescribes requirements for the design and construction, performance and labelling.

This mandatory standard applies to household cots that are new, second-hand, antique, and collectable.

The mandatory standard was introduced on 18 December 2019 and prescribes requirements for the design, construction and performance of miniature motorbikes, as well as accompanying safety warnings and

The mandatory standard prescribes the requirements for the construction, testing and labelling of moveable soccer goals supplied after 31 December 2010.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for safety testing and labelling of children's nightwear and paper patterns for making children's nightwear.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction, labelling and performance of portable aerosol fire extinguishers.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction, performance and labelling of portable ramps for vehicles with a nominated capacity of up to and including 1,500 kilogram

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the labelling of portable swimming pools.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the performance testing, design, construction, safety warnings and labels of prams and strollers.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction and labelling of projectile toys.
This safety standard applies to all quad bikes from 11 October 2020 with additional requirements for general use quad bikes from 11 October 2021.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the information that must be provided on the packaging, on a label on the strap, a warning and instructions for safe use.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the performance, packaging and marking requirements of reduced fire risk cigarettes.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for lens categories, construction and labelling of sunglasses and fashion spectacles.

The mandatory standard prescribes marking, design and construction, and performance requirements for swimming and flotation aids.

The mandatory standard prescribes the labelling, including explanatory, information, warning messages and graphics and their rotation, for tobacco products.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the levels of various chemicals that can be found in children's toys and finger paints and their testing.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the testing, warning labels for packaging, and instructions to prevent serious illness that can result if children swallow hazardous magnets.

The mandatory standard prescribes labelling requirements for treadmills.

The mandatory standard applies to hydraulic trolley jacks designed to raise a part of a vehicle via the vehicle's chassis.

The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction, performance and provision of instructions for vehicle jacks.

The mandatory standard prescribes the requirements for the design, construction, safety marking, and packaging requirements of vehicle support stands.