- Supplier checklist for conducting a recall This checklist is not listed in a particular order and not all items apply to every recall. You may complete many items at the same time and some items are ongoing. You can modify this checklist to suit your business processes.
- Sample recall plan - PDF (230KB)
- Sample recall plan - Word (295KB)
Recall advertisement templates
Suppliers can use the following templates to generate a recall notice. The recall notice should be submitted to the ACCC for comment prior to publishing.
- Recall advertisement template - PDF version ( PDF 248.73 KB )
- Recall advertisement template - Word version ( DOC 152.5 KB )
- Electrical product safety recalls template - PDF ( PDF 120.48 KB )
- Electrical product safety recalls template - Word ( DOC 122 KB )
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