Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

No. 16 of 2010 Standards/Product Safety as made
This Standard provides a consumer product safety standard for children's projectile toys that aims to reduce the incident of injuries associated with the product and varies AS/NZS ISO 8124.1 by deleting the words "Each projectile" and substituting 'Each projectile having a suction cap tip'.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This Notice was originally made under section 65E of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and is continued in force under section 104 of the Australian Consumer Law (as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) (Act No. 51 of 1974) (see Schedule 7, item 4 of the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010 (Act No. 103 of 2010)).
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 16
Registered 07 Jul 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR28-Sep-2010
Tabled Senate28-Sep-2010


Trade Practices Act 1974

Consumer Protection Notice No. 16 of 2010


I, CRAIG EMERSON, Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, pursuant to subsection 65E (1) of the Trade Practices Act 1974 and for the purposes of section 65C of that Act, hereby DECLARE that from 31 December 2010 the consumer product safety standard for projectile toys is the clauses of the standard approved by Standards Australia specified in Division 1 of the Schedule as varied by Division 2 of the Schedule.

Division 3 of the Schedule defines children’s projectile toys for the purposes of this standard.


Division 1: The Standard

The following clauses and parts of Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS ISO 8124.1:2002, Safety of toys Part 1 – Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties, published by Standards Australia on 16 May 2002 and Amendment No. 1 to AS/NZS ISO 8124.1 published by Standards Australia on 25 May 2007:

i)                    Clause 3;

ii)                  Clause 4.18 as varied by Appendix ZZ;

iii)                Figure 13;

iv)                Clause 5.15;

v)                  Clause 5.24.5; and

vi)                Clause

Division 2: Variations to AS/NZS ISO 8124.1

Clause 4.18.2(d) is varied by deleting the words “Each projectile” and substituting the words, “Each projectile having a suction cap tip”.

Division 3: Definition of children’s projectile toys

For the purposes of this standard, children’s projectile toys are products supplied new that are designed or clearly intended for use in play by children up to the age of fourteen years, and which are capable of launching a projectile.



Dated this 30th day of June 2010







Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs