Publications

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers on obtaining vehicle owner contact details

Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.

Date published: 
10 Apr 2018

Takata recall - guidance for auction houses

Auction houses must ensure that they comply with their obligations under the Takata Recall Notice when they are considered to be supplying the vehicle or they may face financial penalties for contravening the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Date published: 
29 Mar 2018

2018 ACCC Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.

Date published: 
14 Mar 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for authorised vehicle dealers

Most recall and replacement obligations in the Recall Notice are placed on vehicle manufacturers. Vehicle manufacturers may satisfy some of these obligations by work undertaken by their authorised dealer network.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for vehicle manufacturers

Vehicle manufacturers (also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs) have key obligations under the Recall Notice.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicles with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators and Specified Spare Parts) Recall Notice 2018

Recall notice issued by Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, Michael Sukkar.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for independent secondhand vehicle dealers

Affected Takata Airbag Inflators installed in vehicles pose a serious safety risk and it is important that this safety risk and the need for future replacement are clearly communicated to prospective purchasers of affected vehicles.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers of spare parts

Due to the serious safety risk, it is important that all spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators are identified, quarantined and ultimately destroyed and are not re-installed into vehicles

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Explanatory statement (Takata)

Explanatory statement issued by the Hon Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer for the Consumer Goods (Motor Vehicles with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators and Specified Spare Parts) Recall Notice 2018.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018