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In this edition: New AS/ISO product safety standards; Illegal to sell recalled goods?; International PS week; PSS YouTube channel
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New AS/ISO product safety and recall standards
By Gail Greatorex

SAI Global has just published two key Australian ISO product safety standards: AS ISO 10377:2017 Consumer product safety – Guidelines for suppliers; and AS ISO 10393:2017 Consumer product recall – Guidelines for suppliers.

What's helpful about having the local version is the chance of raising awareness of these two valuable guidance documents.

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Illegal to sell recalled goods?
by Gail Greatorex

 
This month I wrote two blog articles about whether products that have been recalled should be prohibited from future supply. It might seem like a no-brainer, but the Australian Consumer Law does not currently make it a breach for any supplier to sell recalled products, including the company that's initiated the recall. 
 

International Product Safety Week, November 2016 

By Gail Greatorex

I was one of more than 250 delegates from 35 different countries who met in Brussels to discuss current issues in consumer product safety. Highlights included sessions on the online marketplace, the Internet of Things and communicating safety to Milliennials. 

 

Product Safety Solutions YouTube Channel!

By Gail Greatorex

Product Safety Solutions has its own channel on YouTube. Here I've been gathering a selection of engaging and informative videos on product safety including testing, recalls, and home safety advice. There's also videos on product design. It's a great resource. 

You can sign up to be notified when new videos are added to the channel. 
 






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