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Product safety and recalls

How to, and why you must comply with consumer product safety requirements. Product recall guidelines and advice.
Page Requirements for all businesses
Your product safety requirements under New Zealand consumer law.
Page Making sure products are safe
How to make sure the products you are supplying or using are safe.
Folder Product recalls
Product recall advice, guidelines, recall notice template, checklist, and notification and reporting forms for your business.
Form Folder HB 136:2004 Safety aspects – Guidelines for child safety
Form to download the "Safety aspects – Guidelines for child safety" handbook.
Link Product safety standards
Regulations that ensure safe products including product standards and unsafe goods notices.
[link to MBIE website] Trading Standards.

Trading Standards oversees consumer product safety.

Learn more on the MBIE website




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