The products listed in Mandatory standards and bans in PDF format (size: 944kb) are subject to safety laws.
Fair Trading investigators conduct year round surveys of the marketplace. The maximum penalties under the Fair Trading Act for supplying or selling unsafe or non-compliant products are $22,000 for individuals, and $110,000 for corporations.
All the unsafe products detected during these surveys are removed from sale. The unsafe products detected during our surveys are as follows:
Candleholders and decorations
Inflatable swimming pools
Interior curtains, blinds and tracks
Knives – toy or novelty
Luggage straps – elastic