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He had tattoos on his neck and arms. The words LOVE and HATE were tattooed on his fingers, next to skull rings. His clothes were leather, adorned with silver studs. Heavy boots completed the outfit. I was mindful that this man…
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WHO sets consumer product standards? How do ‘THEY’ set the standards? How do ‘THEY’ know that the standards can be applied in the real world? As a small importer or manufacturer, you don’t always get a say in the…
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Imagine you’ve built a new home or done renovations for your family over the past two years. You endured all the disruption, the drama, the mess and the financial stress. Now you’re enjoying your new space in the knowledge that’s all…
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A new and dramatic saga is about to unfold in Australian product safety history. In August 2013 the Infinity Cable Company recalled electrical cable which had been widely sold across Australia. But this recall was only the start of the…
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Last week was international product safety week. More than 40 countries from around the world were represented at a range of meetings in Brussels, Belgium. Most people came from around Europe, but others had travelled from Canada,…
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Age guidelines on toys - lots of people assume the age listed on a toy is only to indicate how bright a child is
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Product safety regulations can feel like a maze. If you’re selling consumer products in Australia you need to make sure you’re complying with the rules.
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Some products do need to meet safety standards before they can be sold - your business could be affected
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Some products don’t exist because they have safety issues. Product safety regulations might be the reason. Is your business at risk?
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Who you are designing your products for might lead to unintended safety hazards - think beyond the end user