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New mandatory standard to ensure safety of self-balancing scooters

The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer, has today introduced a mandatory standard under the Australian Consumer Law to ensure the safety of self-balancing scooters (previously called ‘hoverboards’).

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NSW Fair Trading Mandatory Recall for Infinity Brand Electrical Cable

NSW Fair Trading has issued a mandatory recall to 25 NSW traders that supplied Infinity brand cables.

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Takata airbag recalls

Takata airbag recalls as at 13 July 2016

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Recall of 'Inside Out' Event Cinema Cup

The ACCC is urging parents and carers to immediately dispose of 'Inside Out' cups that were sold as part of a promotion at Event Cinemas since June 2015.

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ACCC Reminds Consumers to Check for Recalled Soundstation 2W Battery Packs

Due to a recent fire, the ACCC is urging consumers who purchased Soundstation 2W conference phones to check to see if they contain battery packs that were subject to prior recalls.

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Recalls of clothing dyed with hazardous azo colourants

Several articles of clothing have been recalled after testing has revealed that these articles contain dyes that can break down into carcinogenic aromatic amines.

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Safety Warning on Portable Butane 'Lunchbox' Cookers

With the Easter holidays approaching the ACCC wishes to remind consumers that State gas regulators have stopped the sale of a large number of portable gas stoves.

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Additional Infinity Electrical Cable Safety Recalls Announced

State and ACT safety agencies announce additional Infinity electrical cable safety recalls. More information about Infinity cables can be found at