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New app to alert shoppers about recalls

NEWS.com.au - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
A NEW app will advise shoppers about recalled goods after being launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Recalls Australia software is designed to quickly provide details on recalled merchandise alongside advice on what to do ...

ACCC finds Halloween 'Horror Make Up' contains lead

NEWS.com.au - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
The ACCC tested 95 products aimed at children and found one face paint brand contained lead. Picture: Tim Carrafa. Source: Herald Sun VAMPIRES and ghosts aren't the only frightening things lurking about this Halloween, with consumer testing revealing a ...

Lead-laden 'Horror Make Up' Halloween facepaint recalled

Herald Sun - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
EXCESSIVE levels of lead have been found in face paint being sold in the lead up to Halloween, the consumer watchdog says. The Horror Make Up paint has been recalled after a safety test showed toxic elements in products aimed at young children. ...

Launch of ACCC's Recalls Australia iPhone app

YouTube - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
This short clip launches the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's Recalls Australia iPhone app. The app lets you keep track of consumer product safety recalls while you're on the move.

ACCC Launches iPhone App For Product Recalls

Gizmodo Australia - 30 Oct, 2011
I was under the impression that product recalls were a rare thing. Turns out this isn't the case " all you have to do is peruse the ACCC Recalls Australia iPhone app, launched recently by everyone's ...

ACCC goes live with product recalls iPhone app

iTech Report - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has entered the mobile era, launching yesterday an application for Apple's iPhone that allows Australians to check the latest product recalls on the go. In a statement yesterday afternoon, ...

ACCC Launches New App to Share Recall Information with Consumers

TopNews United States - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
In a commendable step, it has come to light that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has come out to step up efforts to raise the level of information being shared with consumers about the safety of goods. ...

: Toxic lead Levels in children' s Halloween face paints

Middle East North Africa Financial Network - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
Oct 28, 2011 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found a children's face paint with excessive levels of lead being sold on the Australian market in the lead up to Halloween. ...

Horror Make-up Facepaint Could be Fatal, Consumer Watchdog Warns

International Business Times AU - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
With the approach of Halloween, the Australian consumer watchdog warned of horror make-up facepaint which may contain lead that could be deadly to users. The Australian Competition and Consumer ...

ACCC taps into Gen Y with Product Recalls iPhone App

Current.com.au - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
The ACCC has launched a free iPhone app to keep consumers up to date on product recalls. This free app is intended to help consumers make informed decisions when purchasing goods, especially when not from traditional retailers. ...

Liquor Store in Carbon Price con

The Shout - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned businesses against using the carbon tax to dupe consumers into accepting price hikes, after taking action against a liquor retailer over a 20 percent increase. ...

"Horror Make Up" face paint recalled after Australian Competition and Consumer ...

Courier Mail - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
CHILDREN'S face paint with excessive levels of lead has been sold in Queensland in the lead up to Halloween. The "Horror Make Up'' has been available at a number discount variety stores across the country. Consumers have been urged to stop using the ...

ACCC delays decision on Count sale

InvestorDaily.com - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has delayed handing down its decision on the proposed sale of Count Financial (Count) to Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). In a statement on the ACCC website, the competition ...

: South Australian newsagents to collectively bargain with SA Lotteries

Middle East North Africa Financial Network - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Oct 27, 2011 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will allow the Australian Newsagents' Federation Ltd (ANF) to collectively bargain with SA Lotteries on behalf of 112 of its South Australian members. ...

ACCC takes aim at the big boys

Transport and Logistics News - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims has signalled the commission's intention to actively pursue cases regarding the misuse of market power and unconscionable conduct. Speaking in Melbourne to the Law Institute of Victoria, ...

New app to alert shoppers about recalls

Ninemsn - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Tax Time 2011Doing your tax doesn't need to be daunting! Check out ninemsn Finance's Tax Time for tips and advice on how to make your 2011/12 tax return work for you. A new app will advise shoppers about recalled goods after being launched by the ...

 

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