Mandatory standards

Banned DEG in toothpaste: bulletin

An unsafe goods notice banning the supply of toothpaste containing more than 0.25 per cent by weight of diethylene glycol (DEG) was declared on 3 August 2007.

DEHP in children's plastic products: bulletin

This bulletin outlines requirements of the 18-month interim ban on children’s plastic products with more than 1 per cent by weight diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP).

Toy and nursery update: bulletin

Bulletin to alert suppliers of the mandatory standards for portable folding cots and lead in childrens toys.

Lead & certain elements in children's toys and finger paints: bulletin

This bulletin outlines the acceptable migration levels of lead and other elements in children’s toys and finger paints under the mandatory standard that came into effect on 1 January 2010.

Children's toys containing magnets: bulletin

This bulletin provides information on the mandatory standard for children’s toys containing magnets.

Mandatory reporting for service & technicians: bulletin

This bulletin alerts service agents and technicians to the obligation to report serious injury, illness or death associated with consumer goods.

Prams & strollers: supplier guide

This guide provides an overview of the mandatory requirements for children’s prams and strollers.

Prams & strollers - safety requirements: fact sheet

This fact sheet outlines the requirements of the standards for prams and strollers.

Prams & strollers: safety alert

A mandatory safety standard for prams and strollers came into effect from 1 July 2008.

New tobacco health warnings

Suppliers of tobacco within and into Australia have mandatory information requirements for health warnings on all tobacco products.