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On 29 February 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published the consultation document to review the current mandatory safety standard for bunk beds (Consumer Protection Notice No.1 of 2003 – Consumer Product Safety Standard: Bunk Beds).
The mandatory safety standard is based on AS/NZS 4220:1994, which does not address the emergent safety hazards below:
The ACCC is considering several options including to adopt AS/NZS 4220:2010 or other trusted international standards, such as:
As recognized experts in the field of juvenile products testing, Intertek has been invited by the ACCC to contribute to the review of the draft standard, and provide comments back to the ACCC.
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