Australian Product Safety System
The Australian product safety system is to maximize the safety of good by the cooperation of consumers, businesses and agencies. This policy sets out the principles adopted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for prioritizing and addressing product safety risks.
Under the Australian Consumer Law, a responsible Minister can order a compulsory recall when there are hazards on the products. A voluntary recall could be conducted to remove the product from the marketplace when the suppliers become aware of unsafe or defective products.
The ACCC administers a national recalls system for recalls of specific and general consumer products, and publishes all product recalls on the website https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls.
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