Corded internal window coverings – being window coverings that can be used inside a building and are either: • window coverings, such as curtains or blinds with a cord • fittings used with a window covering, such as a traverse rod or track.; Curtains (including drapes) and interior blinds; curtain or bed valances (HS 6303)
Review of the safety standard for corded internal window coverings - Consultation paper (21 page(s), in English)
The ACCC is reviewing the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard - Corded Internal Window Coverings) Regulations 2010 (the safety standard). The safety standard is designed to reduce the risk of child strangulation from corded internal window coverings. This is the first review of the safety standard since its introduction in 2010. The review considers market, regulatory and non-regulatory developments which could better promote consumer safety. The Consultation Paper seeks stakeholder views on four policy options outlined in the paper.