Children’s plastic products with more than 1 per cent diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) - Supplier guide

Date published: 
18 Mar 2010

Under the Australian Consumer Law, bans are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury.

This guide provides a summary of the requirements for complying with the interim ban on certain children’s plastic products that contain, or have a component that contains, more than 1 per cent by weight diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), are intended for use by children up to and including 36 months of age and can readily be sucked and/or chewed.