Bean Bags - Mandatory Standard Requirements (Australia)

  • Author: Watchdog Compliance
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 20 minutes
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Overview
Bean bags, bean bag covers, or retail packages containing bean bag filling are subject to a mandatory standard which specifies they must meet specific safety criteria before they can be lawfully sold in Australia.

This Guide sets out the steps you need to take to verify the bean bag products that you want to sell meet the requirements of that mandatory standard.

It includes:
  • detail on what products must comply;
  • product safety requirements;
  • warning label requirements;
  • links to recent beanbag recalls.


It also includes a downloadable Supplier Verification Checklist.

Important note:  The information contained in this compliance guide is not legal advice.  Businesses and individuals should seek their own advice as is appropriate.