Consumer product safety education

Safety information on toys, cosmetics and products bought second-hand or for sports and athletics, nurseries and households.

Topics

Nursery products

Find out how to safely use baby slings, strollers, carriages, baby bottles, pacifiers, cribs, cradles and bassinets.

Toy safety

Learn about toy safety, including safety for magnets, children's jewellery, soft vinyl toys and small toy parts.

Household products

Understand the hazards of household items, including batteries, humidifiers, cookware, laundry detergent packets, blind cords, cleaning products and craft materials.

Sporting and athletic products

Discover safety tips for ice skating, trampolines and inflatable play structures, and sports gear.

Cosmetics

Know about safety for cosmetics, including eye and tanning products, hair dyes and black henna temporary tattoos.

Second-hand products

Explore second-hand product safety, including buyer and seller responsibilities, recalls and alerts, and banned products.

Road safety

Find information to help keep you and your children safe on the road. Also learn about car seats, how to choose one, their restraint system, replacement and buying second-hand.

Chemicals and product safety

Information on the safe use of household products that contain chemicals, including selenium, triclosan, bisphenol A and petrolatum.

Consumer radiation

Understand the link between common products and radiation, such as cell phones, microwave ovens, hand-held lasers, tanning beds and Wi-Fi equipment.

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