November 7, 2016
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is reviewing the standard intended for children’s nightwear. The standard being reviewed is Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standards) (Children’s Nightwear and Paper Patterns for Children’s Nightwear) Regulations 2007.
The standard is doing the review:
- Address consumer confusion over warning labels and improve their effectiveness
- Simplify compliance and reduce costs for suppliers
- Restore regulatory alignment with New Zealand
The consultation period ended on November 4, 2016.